What do you want from me? Why don’t you run from me? What are you wondering? What do you know? Why aren’t you scared of me? Why do you care for me? When we all fall asleep, where do we go?
These lyrics encapsulate the complexity of Gen-Z, a generation spearheaded by melodramatic singer Billie Eilish. Best known for her provocative hits such as ‘all the good girls go to hell’, ‘xanny’ and ‘my strange addiction’, Eilish represents her age’s open-mindedness and manifold issues. Appropriately, she is completely unorthodox and, for a 17-year-old, extremely mature.
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Not just your average Joe, Lord Joseph William Furness – lorded by a mate for his birthday (a decision they now live to regret) – struggles to understand a world in which everyone isn’t as blunt, unemotional and sarcastic as him. His mother calls him pretentious because of his materialistic nature; whilst his father tells him that he can’t live in his own ‘dream world’ forever, but he seems to be doing pretty well so far. He plans to write for The Hook until he sees his name in shining lights – a future promised to him by his year 4 primary school teacher. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]Follow