Olivia Rodrigo’s “Vampire” will arrive this Friday, June 30, and up till this morning, followers weren’t completely clued in on the single’s place in Rodrigo’s extremely anticipated sophomore album. (Though, there was some funny Twilight crossover.)
“my sophomore album GUTS comes out september 8th,” Rodrigo captioned an Instagram submit on Monday, June 26, and it must be famous that the accompanying cowl artwork performs in a purple coloration scheme that appears like an extension of Bitter. “i’m so pleased with this document and I can’t wait to share it with you all! u can presave it now! xoxoxoxo [red heart emoji, purple heart emoji, envelope emoji, black heart emoji].”
Taylor Swift is synonymous with Easter eggs in fashionable pop music, and Rodrigo is taking the baton. Shortly after Rodrigo’s Guts announcement, About Music identified that Rodrigo hid the phrase inside her 2021 “Brutal” video.
On the 1-minute mark, Rodrigo is acting on Instagram Dwell, and somebody feedback, “i like your guts!!!” Ten seconds later within the scrolling feedback part, a person’s deal with is “Guts49.” Much more subtly, at 1:24, a promotional poster for some form of fictional beverage seems to characteristic the title.
“I’m definitely not as sad as I was when I wrote Sour,” the three-time Grammy winner instructed Elle in March 2022. “I’m so excited to make my subsequent document and discover extra colours and textures and emotions and develop as a human being much more. I’m actually stoked for that.”
By August 2022, Rodrigo teased that she was back in the studio with producer Dan Nigro, and she or he promised that 2023 would convey “new music” in a pre-recorded video for her top 2022 Spotify Wrapped listeners.