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Olivia Rodrigo Shares New Single “Vampire”: Hear

Olivia Rodrigo Shares New Single “Vampire”: Hear


Olivia Rodrigo has launched “Vampire,” the lead single to her sophomore album GUTS, which she introduced earlier this week — it’ll be out in September.

“For me, this album is about rising pains and making an attempt to determine who I’m at this level in my life,” Rodrigo mentioned in a press launch about her new album. “I really feel like I grew 10 years between the ages of 18 and 20—it was such an intense interval of awkwardness and alter. I believe that’s all only a pure a part of development, and hopefully the album displays that.” Rodrigo as soon as once more labored on the album with producer Dan Nigro.

“Vampire” is Rodrigo’s first single for the reason that launch of her debut Bitter in 2021, which established her as a pop drive to be reckoned with. It resulted in two #1 singles and quite a few different prime 10 hits, and she or he received three Grammys after it, together with one for Greatest New Artist.

Rodrigo additionally opened as much as Apple Music’s Zane Lowe about each “Vampire” and the album title GUTS.

I wrote the tune on the piano, tremendous chill, in December of final yr. And my producer Dan and I completed it in January and completed writing it. And I’ve simply at all times been actually obsessive about songs which might be very dynamic. My favourite songs are excessive and low, and reel you in and spit you again out. And so we wished to do a tune the place it simply crescendoed your complete time and it displays the pent-up anger that you’ve for a state of affairs.

I had [the title GUTS for a long time. I had it actually when I was making SOUR. I’m like, “I want the next one to be GUTS.” I had it in my head. I’m like, “Four letters, all caps, just like SOUR.” I love it. I just think it’s an interesting word. People use it in so many interesting contexts, like spill your guts. Hate your guts, I think is a really interesting term. Means bravery, but it also means intuition, like listen to your gut. I just think it’s all of these things that coincidentally were things that I’ve really been thinking about in this chapter.

The track comes with a music video directed by Petra Collins, who also directed Rodrigo’s videos for “good 4 u” and “brutal.” Watch and listen below.

GUTS is out 9/8 via Geffen.



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