Listen: Billie Eilish returns with 'Hit Me Hard and Soft' album

Billie Eilish released "Hit Me Hard and Soft," her first album in nearly three years. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
Billie Eilish released "Hit Me Hard and Soft," her first album in nearly three years. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
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May 17 (UPI) -- Billie Eilish is back with new music.

The singer-songwriter, 22, released her third studio album, Hit Me Hard and Soft, on Friday.

Hit Me Hard and Soft features the single "Lunch" and nine other songs: "Skinny," "Chihiro," "Birds of a Feather," "Wildflower," "The Greatest," "L'Amour de ma vie," "The Diner," "Bittersuite" and "Blue."

The album is co-written by Eilish and her brother, singer-songwriter and producer Finneas O'Connell.

Hit Me Hard and Soft is Eilish's first album in nearly three years, her first since the Grammy-nominated Happier Than Ever, released in July 2021.

Billie Eilish (R) and Finneas O'Connell attend the Academy Awards in March. File Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
Billie Eilish (R) and Finneas O'Connell attend the Academy Awards in March. File Photo by Pat Benic/UPI

Eilish and O'Connell won Grammys in March for "What Was I Made For?," their 2023 single for the Barbie movie.

Eilish celebrated Hit Me Hard and Soft's release in an Instagram post Friday.

Billie Eilish attends the Film Independent Spirit Awards in February. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
Billie Eilish attends the Film Independent Spirit Awards in February. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI

"dude 'HIT ME HARD AND SOFT' my third album is [expletive] out now i don't even know what to SAAY... @finneas and i put so much into this album and have never ever ever loved something more. we hope you enjoy it so much and i'll see you on the other side," she wrote. "EEEEEEEEEEEEEK HMHAS OUT NOW EVERYWHERE LOVE YOU ALL TO DEAAAAATH!!!!"

Eilish will promote Hit Me Hard and Soft with a new world tour that begins Sept. 29 in Quebec, Canada, and concludes July 27, 2025 in Dublin, Ireland.