jxdn and Travis Barker have surprised fans with a cover of Olivia Rodrigo’s debut single, ‘Drivers License’.
jxdn – real name Jaden Hossler – and Barker took to social media to announce the cover today (January 20).
The cover is a more upbeat rock rendition of the track, compared to the original’s anthemic pop styling. The album art for the single was also illustrated by Hossler himself.
“thank you so much [Olivia Rodrigo] for making the beautiful song! me and [Travis Barker] fw it so much we put our spin on it,” Hossler wrote on Instagram.
Listen to the duo’s cover of Rodrigo’s ‘drivers license’ below:
Rodrigo released ‘Drivers License’ earlier this month and the song went viral immediately, in part thanks to the help of TikTok creators. The track went on to break the record for the most single-day streams for a non-holiday song on Spotify and made its debut at Number One on the Billboard Hot 100, the 48th song in the chart’s history to ever do so.
In related news, Travis Barker appears to have confirmed that Blink-182 plan to release a new album this year.
When responding to a fan on Instagram asking if there were “any new Blink-182 albums dropping this year”, Barker simply replied “YES”.
New Blink music was promised back in July as their producer John Feldmann revealed that the band were “getting in touch with their roots” and working on songs which “have been super classic Blink – and I can’t be more excited”.