On the two-year anniversary of her record-breaking debut single “drivers license,” Olivia Rodrigo took to Instagram to tease followers about new music to return.
“engaged on so many new songs I’m excited to point out u! thank u for all the things,” she posted to her Tales on January 8 along with a video clip along with her SOUR album producer, Dan Nigro, that includes a brief, unreleased piano melody.
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Olivia’s sophomore album may have large sneakers to fill when it’s launched. In 2021, “drivers license,” “deja vu,” “Good 4 U,” and “traitor” all reached the highest 10 on the Billboard Scorching 100, and SOUR sat at primary for 5 weeks atop the albums chart. On the sixty fourth Annual GRAMMY Awards, Olivia gained Finest New Artist, SOUR gained Finest Pop Vocal Album, and “drivers license” gained Finest Pop Solo Efficiency.
Following the album’s success, Olivia went on her first headlining tour that yr and launched Bitter Promenade on YouTube and Driving Dwelling 2 U on Disney+.
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Olivia shared that she received a particular current from Taylor Swift with a handwritten word whereas she was engaged on SOUR. “[Taylor] gave me this ring ’trigger she mentioned she wore one identical to it when she wrote Crimson, and she or he needed me to have one prefer it,” Olivia defined.
Olivia additionally defined why she’ll proceed writing extraordinarily private lyrics whatever the hypothesis it causes. “The way in which I take a look at it’s, individuals would speculate anyway, whether or not I wrote one thing actually particular or actually broad. And I’ve at all times been a very particular private songwriter, and I’m not going to alter that for worry of what individuals on the web are going to say,” she instructed The Morning Mash Up.
Tune in to SiriusXM Hits 1 (Ch. 2) to listen to Olivia’s SOUR hits — and be among the many first to listen to her new music when it drops.