From ‘Sour’ to ‘Guts’: Olivia Rodrigo, a Journey of Transformation
Olivia Rodrigo, the Grammy-winning artist who took the music industry by storm with her debut album “Sour,” is set to release her much-anticipated second album, “Guts.” The album, scheduled for release on September 8, is supposed to profoundly explores Rodrigo’s personal growth and evolution as an artist.
The Dawn of ‘Vampire’: First Single from ‘Guts’
The first single from “Guts,” titled “Vampire,” is set to be released on June 30. This marks Rodrigo’s first solo single since her debut album. The song, like many others on the album, was written in collaboration with Daniel Nigro, who also worked with Rodrigo on her debut album. The CD and 7″ single versions of “Vampire” will include a demo version as a B-side.
The Inspiration Behind “Guts”
Rodrigo has described “Guts” as an album about growing pains and self-discovery. She reflects on the intense period of change she experienced between the ages of 18 and 20, a time she describes as filled with awkwardness and change. This album is a testament to her growth and evolution during this period.
Olivia Rodrigo: A Remarkable Journey
In 2022, Rodrigo won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Pop Solo Performance. Following her Grammy wins, she embarked on a year of touring and used her platform to speak about important issues, including abortion rights.
Rodrigo’s journey also included memorable performances with other renowned artists. She performed “Deja Vu” and “Uptown Girl” with Billy Joel, and inducted Alanis Morissette into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Watch her perform with Billy Joel below:
Olvia sang “Torn” with Natalie Imbruglia, and performed “You’re So Vain” for Carly Simon’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction. Watch below:
The Anticipation Builds: Awaiting the Release of ‘Guts
With the release of “Guts,” Olivia Rodrigo continues establishing herself as a powerful voice in the music industry. As we await the release of “Vampire” and the full album, there’s no doubt that Rodrigo’s star will continue to shine brightly in the music world.