Olivia Rodrigo drops ‘Good 4 U’ music video forward of ‘SNL’

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To cite Olivia Rodrigo’s newest single, her profession is absolutely taking off.

Days after performing her viral hit “Drivers License” and assembly Taylor Swift on the Brit Awards, Rodrigo dropped an edgy music video for her new track, “Good 4 U,” on Friday — the identical day the second season of her TV sequence premiered on Disney+.

This weekend, she’ll make her “Saturday Evening Dwell” debut because the musical visitor alongside host Keegan-Michael Key. And her extremely anticipated debut studio album, “Bitter,” comes out subsequent week.

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The teenager songwriting phenom is trending once more, because of the buzzy launch of “Good 4 U,” a pop-punk anthem that sees Rodrigo fly right into a fiery rage in opposition to her ex. (You understand the one.)

“Good for you, I suppose you moved on actually simply / You discovered a brand new woman, and it solely took a pair weeks / Bear in mind if you mentioned that you just needed to offer me the world?” Rodrigo begins on the angsty monitor

“Good for you, I suppose that you just’ve been engaged on your self / I suppose that therapist I discovered for you, she actually helped / Now you could be a higher man to your model new woman.”

The emo-adjacent music video, which has already racked up greater than 4.8 million views on YouTube, matches the tune’s vengeful tone and takes it to the following degree. At one level, the 18-year-old singer goes searching for a large tank of gasoline in a cheerleading uniform and black latex gloves, on a heartbroken mission to burn all of it down.

The video additionally accommodates a slew of visible homages to vindictive imply women of cult traditional teen motion pictures previous, resembling “The Princess Diaries” and “Jennifer’s Physique,” the 2009 horror movie starring Megan Fox as a cannibalistic, demonic cheerleader who violently preys on her male classmates.

“Good for you, you look pleased and wholesome / Not me, when you ever cared to ask,” she sings within the refrain. “Good for you / You’re doing nice on the market with out me, child / God, I want that I may do this

“I’ve misplaced my thoughts, I’ve spent the evening / Crying on the ground of my rest room / However you’re so unaffected, I actually don’t get it / However I suppose good for you.”

“Good 4 U” marks Rodrigo’s third single, following the back-to-back successes of “Drivers License” and “Deja Vu” — all of which have adopted a definite theme that was not misplaced on the rising star’s rising fandom on social media.

“olivia rodrigo going from heartbroken to passive aggressive to completely bats— loopy is one thing i very a lot relate to,” one person tweeted, together with a nonetheless photograph of Rodrigo grinning instantly into the digital camera, backed by a wall of flames.

“[On my way] to go burn down my exes home trigger olivia rodrigo did too <3,” another person captioned a meme of Rodrigo giving a thumb’s up in her latex gloves in entrance of a burning residence.

On Saturday, Rodrigo is ready to carry out “Good 4 U” reside for the primary time on “SNL,” which beforehand aired a sketch devoted to her record-shattering debut single, “Drivers License.”

Along with topping the charts as a musician, Rodrigo additionally stars in Disney+’s “Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Sequence” alongside Joshua Bassett — whom followers overwhelmingly imagine to be the topic of Rodrigo’s new music.

Satirically, the sophomore season of the present sees their on-again-off-again characters again collectively after falling for one another behind the scenes of their faculty musical in Season 1.

The following episode of “Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Sequence” is ready to reach the identical day as Rodrigo’s album: Could 21.

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