Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Guts’ & ‘Sour’ Songs Take Center Stage on ‘TODAY’ Show as She Discusses the Emotionally Charged Album Release

Olivia Rodrigo began her lengthy waited for Guts launch day with an unique online efficiency on TODAY, singing a handful of tracks brand-new and also old for followers on the program’s plaza in New York City — an experience she proclaimed was “cathartic.”

Taking the phase simply hrs after Gutsmidnight release on Friday (Sept. 8), the 20-year-old pop celebrity performed two songs from the brand-new document: No. 1 lead solitary “Vampire” and also new track “Get Him Back!” She additionally reviewed 2 of her most significant hits from Sour, with followers in the group almost yelling along to the verses of “Drivers License” and also “Good 4 U.”

Rodrigo additionally took a minute to talk onstage with hosts Hoda Kotb and also Savannah Guthrie, sharing exactly how she’s really feeling since she’s defeated the stress of measuring up to the success of her smash hit launching. “I’m so excited,” she spurted. “I’ve been working on [Guts] for so long and living with it for so long. Today’s just so cathartic.”

She additionally discussed the verse course she took in 2014 at USC, after which a photo of her making note went viral online. “I took a college class last year ’cause I was homeschooled my whole life, so I really wanted to have that experience,” she shared. “It definitely aided my songwriting a lot. I love learning and I love writing — it’s my favorite thing.”

Hours prior to the launch of Guts, Rodrigo shocked followers at her pop-up occasion for the cd in New York City. While there, she addressed inquiries in a quick Q&A and also provided guests a preview of 4 of her brand-new tracks: “All-American Bitch,” “Logical,” “Get Him Back!” and also “Teenage Dream.”

Following the document’s launch, followers fasted to discover what seems a hint in Rodrigo’s verse video clip for “Making The Bed”: that the vocalist might be intending on starting a Guts World Tour.

Check out clips from her TODAY reveal efficiency listed below:



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