The success surrounding her smash single, "drivers license," which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on Jan. 19, made Olivia Rodrigo an instant star to watch. Fans were hungry for more music, and the star delivered with the release of her second single, "deja vu," on April 1. While both of her tracks are amazing breakup anthems, Rodrigo promises her upcoming record will be "super versatile" because there will be a variety of genres and topics she'll cover. If you're a fan, here's everything you need to know about Olivia Rodrigo's debut album, including its title, release date, music videos, tracklist, and more.
In a Feb. 4 interview with Nylon, Rodrigo admitted due to her first single's overwhelming success on the charts, she initially thought she wouldn't be able to write something "as good" as "drivers license." However, she said fans' response to the track and their encouragement has made her "more confident" in her songwriting abilities, and she's been spending every day writing music ever since.
The same day she dropped "deja vu," Rodrigo announced fans can look forward to her debut record this spring. "i f*cked around and made an album. i’m so proud of it," Rodrigo tweeted on April 1. Since you don't want to miss out on anything about it, here are all the details surrounding Rodrigo's debut album you need to know.
Rodrigo's Debut Album Title
The working title for Rodrigo's album was *O*R (which was how it was listed on streaming services and retail websites), but on April 13, the singer revealed her record is actually called Sour.
Rodrigo's Debut Album Cover Art
The Sour cover art features Rodrigo front and center with her face covered in colorful stickers and the album title spelled out on her tongue.
Rodrigo's Debut Album Release Date
Fans have waited long enough for Rodrigo's debut LP, and now they don't have to wait much longer because her highly-anticipated project will arrive on Friday, May 21 — just a week after the Season 2 premiere of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on May 14.
Sour will feature 11 songs, including Rodrigo's previous two singles "drivers license" and "deja vu." Check out the full tracklist below.
3. Drivers License
4. 1 Step Forward. 3 Steps Back
5. Deja Vu
6. Good 4 U
7. Enough for You
9. Jealousy. Jealousy
10. Favorite Crime
11. Hope Ur Ok
You can watch the music videos for "drivers license" and "deja vu" below.
Rodrigo's Debut Album Sound
Fans know Rodrigo's album will have a diverse sound. The star told Nylon, "My dream is to have [my album] be an intersection between mainstream pop, folk music, and alternative rock. I love the songwriting and the lyricism and the melodies of folk music. I love the tonality of alt-rock. Obviously, I’m obsessed with pop and pop artists. So I’m going to try and take all of my sort of influences and inspirations and make something that I like," she said in February.
How to Pre-Order Rodrigo's Debut Album
You can pre-order the album through Target, Walmart, Amazon Music, and the iTunes store right now. You can also pre-add it on Apple Music and Spotify.
Fans can't wait to hear everything she's been working on!
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