Throughout the LP, the 18-year-old songstress displays her talent for capturing complex emotions in high-impact, dynamic pop songs. SOUR embodies a minimalist form of alt-pop, with each song centred on the LA-based artist’s detailed storytelling and undeniable boldness. With the record-breaking, triple-platinum single Drivers License, described by the New York Times as “the defining runaway pop hit of the year so far”, Olivia’s status as the most promising young artist to emerge this year was cemented. The song premiered at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, holding the top spot for eight consecutive weeks while becoming the first in 2021 to hit 1bn global streams. With a wealth of media support from the likes of Vogue, Rolling Stones, Billboard, Complex, and Pitchfork, Olivia Rodrigo is arguably 2021’s most prominent artist, with multiple award triumphs including iHeartRadio Music Awards ‘Social Star’, three MTV Video Music Awards for ‘Best New Artist’, ‘Song of the Year’, and ‘Push Performance of the Year’ for Drivers License, and Time 100 Next ‘Phenoms’ win.