“I just want to tell people what was going on in my head, in a way that’s proud and not shameful,” 18-year-old Olivia Rodrigo says in the clip for her new concert film, OLIVIA RODRIGO: Drive Home 2 u (A SOUR Movie). The concert footage was originally officially announced on February 17 in a very cryptic teaser posted on the singer’s Instagram account. The multiple Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter announced on social media yesterday that his upcoming concert film drive home is set to premiere exclusively on Disney+ on March 25, 2022.
On Twitter, Rodrigo posted: “Driving home 2 u (a SOUR film) releases March 25th on @disneyplus!!!! 🌄”
For the first time, Rodrigo will take audiences on a road trip from Salt Lake City, Utah to Los Angeles, California. Salt Lake City is where the young artist filmed High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and began writing her triple-platinum debut album Geffen Records Acid. As Rodrigo takes fans to Los Angeles, she “recounts memories of writing and creating her first record album and sharing her feelings as a young woman navigating a specific time in her life,” according to the statement. official press.
In addition, the concert film will feature new live arrangements of “eleven songs from Acid performed with all-new arrangements at unique locations including Mojave Airplane Boneyard, Roy’s Motel & Café, Arcosanti, and Red Rock Canyon State Park. It also includes special performances and appearances by Grammy-nominated artists Jacob Collier, Blu DeTiger and Towa Bird. The film explores how Acid was born through Olivia’s personal stories and behind-the-scenes footage featuring intimate moments showcasing Olivia’s artistry in and out of the studio.”
Olivia Rodrigo on the small desk
Rodrigo recently appeared on NPR’s “The Tiny Desk,” which premiered Dec. 7, 2022. She appeared on the flagship musical series to perform a stripped-down version of many of her songs from Acid at a DMV, an appropriate place for a teenage girl, who considers getting her driver’s license a milestone. The young pop star even wrote a viral single about the experience, “driver’s license,” hence the local DMV and her “interesting vibes” for the NPR special.
Although her rise to stardom may seem sudden, Rodrigo describes her songwriting career as starting in the backseat of a car, and the NPR special shows her talent in a setup similar to that of a musician. acoustic. Watch “The Tiny Desk,” featuring Rodrigo on vocals, guitar and keyboards; Heather Baker on guitars; Hayley Brownell on drums and guitars; Arianna Powell on guitars; and Moa Munoz on bass, guitar, below (trust me, any Rodrigo fan will be even more excited for the new film):
The new concert film will offer another look at the young star’s rise to fame and how that experience was shaped by being in the back of a car as she traveled from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles. “This is a unique cinematic experience where, for the first time, fans will understand how her album came to be and why it was such a personal journey for Olivia,” said Ayo Davis, President of Disney Branded Television. “It’s not a concert film per se, but really an opportunity to discover how Olivia Rodrigo became one of the biggest music stars of the time – and a chance to see her perform the songs of Acid like never before.”
“‘Driving home 2 u’ is such a unique and fresh take on a musical film, and it’s exactly what we’ve come to expect from Olivia,” said John Janick, President of Interscope Geffen A&M and Interscope Films. . “It’s an authentic look at her creative process, her incredible drive and who she is as an artist and a person. We are so proud to have co-produced this film with Supper Club and are thrilled that it has found its place. on Disney+.”
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