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Olivia Rodrigo


Debut album from the American singer and actress produced by Dan Nigro (Carly Rae Jepsen, Sky Ferreira, Empress Of, Lewis Capaldi)

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  1. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    SOUR proves that, regardless of her current fame as a TV star, Rodrigo’s future lies within the new generation of pop icons
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  2. 9.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    Sour is a wonderfully written album brimming with emotion that’s further propelled by the ache and raw power in Olivia Rodrigo’s vocals. This is a pop album that won’t be forgotten anytime soon
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    It’s a record that finds Olivia Rodrigo effortlessly claiming her status as pop’s newest icon, and one of its bravest voices
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  4. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    SOUR is a strong debut that vividly illustrates the beautiful chaos of being inside a teenage girl's brain
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  5. 8.0 |   All Music

    A well-rounded emotional journey and strong debut album
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  6. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Rodrigo dramatises the tortured navigations of life as a young woman on her debut album
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  7. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The record-breaking 18-year-old follows her smash hit Drivers License with an impressive debut album of pop-punk screamers and delicate balladry
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  8. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    On her debut album, the singer wields the breakup angst and intimacy of “Drivers License” like a glittery dagger
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  9. 8.0 |   DIY

    A youthful tour through heartbreak angst that only falters when it plays too safe
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  10. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    The 18-year-old songwriter makes good on her record-breaking debut single with a first album that metabolises anger, jealousy and bewilderment into pop euphoria
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  11. 8.0 |   NME

    After 'Drivers License', pop's brightest new thing proves she's not just a flash-in-the-pan, but a multidimensional artist who's in it for the long haul
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  12. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Olivia Rodrigo cements her success story on the explorative and heartbroken Sour
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  13. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    Four months after “drivers license,” pop’s newest star offers a nimble and lightly chaotic collection of breakup tunes filled with melancholy and mischief
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  14. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The 18-year-old possesses both a knack for stealthy pop hooks and a vocal control beyond her years
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  15. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Creates something uniquely and unabashedly her own
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  16. 6.4 |   Spectrum Culture

    Sordid tabloid details are less important than the sadistic, wicked, resolutely teenage way she writes about her devastation
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  17. 6.0 |   The Independent

    The teenage artist has learnt how to spin her experience of 21st-century adolescence into enthralling story-songs that resonate on a universal level
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