Olivia Rodrigo has a title and new songs written for her second album

She's linked up with producer Dan Nigro again to write the follow-up to 'Sour'

Olivia Rodrigo has revealed that she has a name for her second album and has reunited with her ‘Sour’ co-writer/producer to create new songs.

The singer-songwriter said in a new interview that “[I] really enjoy the music we’ve been making”, and that despite the success of her 2021 debut album she still writes much of her music in her bedroom.

“I have a title for my next album and a few songs,” she told Billboard. “It’s really exciting to think about the next world that’s coming up for me. I just love writing songs. I’m trying not to put too much pressure on myself…just sort of explore and have fun right now.”

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When asked if she is back working with Dan Nigro, her primary artistic collaborator on ‘Sour‘, she said: “I absolutely love working with Dan. We have such a good groove together. We are always sharing ideas back-and-forth and have been carving out time to work together in the studio. The craziness of ‘Sour’ being out in the world was something that really only Dan and I could relate to, and I think that has brought us closer together. I trust him so much and really enjoy the music we’ve been making.”

Olivia Rodrigo. Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for MRC
Olivia Rodrigo. Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for MRC

She added, reflecting on the critical and commercial success of ‘Sour’: “It’s definitely a different experience writing a second album after having a debut that was so well received.

“I still write so much of my music in my bedroom though, and I don’t think that experience will ever change. Writing songs will hopefully always be an outlet for me to process my feelings before anything else.”

Meanwhile, Rodrigo has announced a new documentary that follows the writing of her debut album ‘Sour’. Watch the teaser trailer for Driving Home 2 U (A Sour Film) here.

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