Olivia Rodrigo has been open up about how considerably Taylor Swift’s “Cruel Summer” influenced her Sour one “Deja Vu.” Now she has built the link official by including Swift, Jack Antonoff, and St. Vincent as co-writers on the keep track of.
The songwriters have been included to the track’s Spotify and TIDAL metadata, with credit score going to them about the song’s bridge.
Rodrigo’s Swift fandom cuts deep, and the pair initially interacted when Swift acknowledged a address Rodrigo had completed of “Cruel Summer time.” Soon after releasing “Deja Vu” as the 2nd single off her debut album, Rodrigo told Rolling Stone that the yelling on the bridge of the song was encouraged by the fan-favorite Lover keep track of.
“It’s one of my favorite songs at any time. I enjoy like the yelly vocals in it, like the harmonized yells that [Swift] does, I feel they’re like super electric powered and shifting, so I wished to do some thing like that,” the singer suggests in the video. The music is also the only collaboration in between Swift and St. Vincent, who the two operate with Antonoff. (Reps for Rodrigo and Swift did not quickly reply to requests for remark.)
This is the second Sour monitor to function a Swift-Antonoff interpolation and producing credit score, with “1 Phase Forward, 3 Ways Back again,” borrowing from the Popularity ballad “New Year’s Working day.” Though the pair have but to truly link up in a studio or for a efficiency, Swift and Rodrigo have been orbiting close to each and every other more than the training course of the 12 months. Rodrigo and buddy/fellow well-known Swiftie Conan Gray have been part of the Fearless (Taylor’s Model) rollout and manufactured TikToks established to music off the re-recorded acquire on Swift’s sophomore LP. Swift also gave Rodrigo a ring she wore when recording Red. They formally fulfilled at the Brit Awards, wherever they exchanged handwritten letters.