Olivia Rodrigo Drops a Dreamy Video for New Single “Traitor”

Olivia Rodrigo at the white house in July.
Olivia Rodrigo at the white house in July. Photo by Shutterstock (12213101f)

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album Sour is a gift that keeps on giving, and each new music video she drops is pure magic. That’s certainly the case with the sleeper hit “Traitor”, which now comes with a dreamy video that she surprisingly shared with the world.

The Olivia Bee-directed video has a major home video vibe, but it’s equally nostalgic as her previous clips for “Brutal” and “Good 4 U”. Rodrigo can be seen rocking numerous retro outfits while hanging out with her friends, taking a walk through an arcade, and taking a late-night swim.

Rodrigo burst into the music scene with her breakout hit “Drivers License”, and impressed us with her ability to write about heartbreak with so much authenticity at such a young age. “Traitor” follows a similar formula, and the Disney star explained she feels heartbreak more intensely precisely because she’s still a teenager.

“It’s interesting, heartbreaks when you’re 16 or 17 because you don’t yet have that perspective of knowing that life goes on and you’re gonna meet other people; that it wasn’t the only happy experience you’ll ever have,” Rodrigo told The Guardian.

“Traitor” serves as the fourth single from her chart-topping album Sour and it debuted in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart before even being released as a single.