Olivia Rodrigo – Sour (Album)

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Pop star in the making Olivia Rodrigo has dropped her long awaited debut studio album, Sour.

The 11-track project arrived on 21 May following the rollout of three lead singles: 'drivers license', 'deja vu', and 'good 4 u'.

Combining pop punk stylings with cinematic power ballads and acoustic numbers à la Kacey Musgraves, Sour is an exciting look at what Rodrigo has to offer as an artist.

Highlights include the abrasive opener 'brutal' and 'happier', the latter a melodramatic nod to Rodrigo's roots in musical theatre. Interestingly, '1 step forward, 3 steps back' also features a co-writing credit to Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff, although they did not actually collaborate. The song features an interpolation of Reputation closer 'New Year's Day'.

Entirely self-written by Rodrigo and co-produced with Dan Nigro, the album is a classic coming-of-age statement from the singer. "I wrote Sour mostly when I was 17, so it's sort of a slice of my 17-year-old life, and just about all of the sadness and anger and jealousy and insecurity that I felt in that period of my life," Rodrigo shared in an earlier press conference.

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Olivia Rodrigo – Deja Vu
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Olivia Rodrigo – Deja Vu

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Olivia Rodrigo – hope ur ok
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Olivia Rodrigo – hope ur ok

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Olivia Rodrigo – favorite crime
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Olivia Rodrigo – favorite crime

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Olivia Rodrigo – jealousy, jealousy
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Olivia Rodrigo – jealousy, jealousy

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Olivia Rodrigo – happier
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Olivia Rodrigo – happier

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Olivia Rodrigo – enough for you
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Olivia Rodrigo – enough for you

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Olivia Rodrigo – 1 step forward, 3 steps back
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Olivia Rodrigo – 1 step forward, 3 steps back

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Olivia Rodrigo – traitor
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Olivia Rodrigo – traitor

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Olivia Rodrigo – brutal
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Olivia Rodrigo – brutal

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Olivia Rodrigo - good 4 u
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Olivia Rodrigo - good 4 u

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Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License
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Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License

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