It was Julia Michaels’ second efficiency ever, and he or she was terrified. The singer/songwriter remembers that second, acting at with Kygo on the 2016 Olympics closing ceremony in Rio, as a trial by fireplace expertise. However she additionally had a secret weapon.
“I had a pal that made customized garments,” she remembers. “And I mentioned, ‘I need to seem like Diana Ross!’ So, she made me that inexperienced glitter swimsuit. Initially it had a cape that tied across the neck, and was tremendous lengthy and actually flowy. Nevertheless it was raining in Brazil, like pouring rain, and after we did our sound examine, the cape began wrapping round my heel and getting caught. So I ended up simply sporting that inexperienced swimsuit. I like I nonetheless have it in my closet. I am by no means going to eliminate that.”
The glittery worldwide debut was a very long time coming. Though she had been singing and writing for the reason that age of 12, it was penning the theme tune for the youngsters’s present Austin & Ally that finally served as her Michaels’ introduction to the business. From there, she shortly blossomed into an in-demand collaborator throughout a collection of co-writes with A-list expertise, that features Gwen Stefani, Demi Lovato, and Justin Bieber.