Olivia Rodrigo, the chart-topping sensation, has us all on the edge of our seats with a thrilling announcement. The singer shared an artwork for her much-anticipated new single, ‘Bad Idea Right?’
As excitement continues to build, the countdown begins for the release of Olivia’s second studio album, aptly titled ‘Guts,’ which is all set to grace our ears on September 8, courtesy of Geffen Records. You can even secure your early spot in the musical journey by pre-ordering or pre-saving it [link here]. Building on the momentum of her mesmerizing lead single, ‘Vampire,’ ‘Bad Idea Right?’ is scheduled to make its grand entrance this Friday, August 11. Olivia herself broke the electrifying news on her social media platforms on August 7, treating us to a sneak peek of the single’s captivating cover art.
The artwork offers a glimpse into Olivia’s artistic mindset, capturing her gaze as she peers into a mirror, her thoughts and the song’s title etched onto the glass in bold red lipstick strokes. A striking image that’s sure to leave fans buzzing with anticipation.
In an intimate email to her loyal fanbase, Olivia Rodrigo expressed her genuine enthusiasm to unveil ‘Bad Idea Right?’ She mused about the song’s distinct flavor, offering a sneak peek into the more playful and fun side of ‘Guts,’ a facet that contrasts beautifully with the intensity of ‘Vampire.’ Her words? “The song is pretty different from ‘Vampire’ & shows another side of ‘Guts’ that’s a little more fun & playful. Cannot wait to share it with you alllllll. love to ya always!”
Recently, Rodrigo gave fans a glimpse into the tantalizing tracklist of ‘Guts,’ which is shaping up to be a masterpiece in its own right. Alongside the already-mentioned ‘Bad Idea Right?’ and ‘Vampire,’ the album promises tracks like ‘All American Bitch,’ ‘Ballad Of A Homeschooled Girl,’ ‘Love Is Embarrassing,’ ‘Pretty Isn’t Pretty,’ and more. An irresistible mix of emotions and storytelling that will surely leave an indelible mark.
What makes ‘Guts’ even more intriguing is the fact that Olivia Rodrigo had the album’s title in mind long before her Grammy-winning debut, ‘Sour,’ saw the light of day. As she reflected on the album’s name, she shared, “I had it in my head. I’m like, ‘Four letters, all caps, just like ‘Sour’.” The choice of ‘Guts’ was deliberate, resonating with the multiple dimensions the word holds – courage, intuition, and self-expression. “I think it’s all of these things that coincidentally were things that I’ve really been thinking about in this chapter.”