Christian Artist Responds to Billie Eillish's What Was I Made For Song
Rebekka McLawhorn·September 12, 2023
In the ever-evolving music industry, artists often draw inspiration from one another, and sometimes, a song becomes a conversation between artists. Such is the case with rising Christian artist Iveth Luna and global superstar Billie Eilish.
Billie Eilish, renowned for her unique voice and soulful tracks, recently released a song titled "What Was I Made For?" for the Barbie film's soundtrack. As expected, Eilish's track received worldwide acclaim, topping charts in Australia, Ireland, Switzerland, and the UK. Delving deep into existential questions, Eilish's song resonated with many, with the singer herself stating that it “means the absolute world” to her and expressed hopes that it would "change lives".
Iveth Luna’s Rejoinder
In an awe-inspiring response, Iveth Luna, one of 2022's standout Christian artists, released her track, “The Good You Are Made For.” Luna, recognized for her deep-rooted faith and commitment to sharing the message of hope and healing through Christ, used the opportunity to answer the poignant question Eilish posed.
On Instagram, Iveth Luna's post, captioned with “The good you are made for,” garnered massive attention, amassing close to 100,000 likes. The comments were overwhelmingly positive, with fans expressing how Luna’s song offered hope, solace, and perspective. One comment pointed out the stark contrast between the original song’s hopelessness and Luna's track that places purpose squarely in Christ. Another spoke about how they visualize Eilish, with her captivating voice, making worship songs. Fans pleaded for the full version on platforms like Spotify, suggesting its potential to reach wider audiences. Iveth Luna eventually released the full song in 3 separate videos on her Tiktok and Instagram accounts, but the full Spotify release has yet to occur.
The Bigger Picture
What’s truly heartwarming is how music becomes a tool for dialogue, understanding, and hope. In response to Eilish's existential musing, Luna offers an answer steeped in faith, conveying the belief that everyone is created with purpose and love.
This exchange underscores the beautiful thing about music: its power to create connections, generate conversations, and touch souls. Whether it's Billie Eilish questioning her place in the world or Iveth Luna offering solace through faith, music remains a universal language, echoing our deepest emotions, fears, and hopes.
For those seeking more of Iveth Luna's inspiring tracks, her debut EP "Just Like Jesus" is available across platforms. It's a testament to her journey of faith, hope, and the healing power of music.