Olivia Rodrigo adds Taylor Swift to the cast of "Deja Vu"

July 13, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo officially acknowledges Taylor Swift's influence on "Deja Vu".
Olivia Rodrigo has described that the song "Cruel Summer" from Taylor Swift's "Lover" album has strongly influenced her own single "Deja Vu" from the album "Sour".

The 18-year-old singer and songwriter made the connection of the two songs official by adding to the cast of "Deja Vu" the names of Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent, who wrote "Cruel Summer".

The names of the three musicians now appear in the information of "Deja Vu" in the streaming services for their influence on the bridge of the song.

Olivia Rodrigo, who does not hide her great admiration for Taylor Swift, admitted in "Rolling Stone" after the release of "Deja Vu" that the spot where she shouts on the bridge of "Deja Vu" is inspired by her favorite song from the album "Lover" (2019) by Taylor Swift.

"Cruel Summer" is the only partnership between Taylor Swift and St. Vincent, who regularly work with Jack Antonoff.

"Deja Vu" is the second song on Olivia Rodrigo's album "Sour" which contains a sample of a song by Taylor Swift, as the song "1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back" has borrowed the melody from the ballad "New Year's Day" »Of the album" Reputation "(2017) of the popular pop star.

Similarly, the names of Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff appear in the cast of "1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back".

Although Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift are not yet officially working together, they have been in constant contact in recent months. In fact, the 31-year-old American gave her rising pop star a ring like the one she wore when she was writing the album "Red" in 2012.