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Olivia Rodrigo: Radio City Music Hall, New York City

Iman Lababedi, RockNYC, 28 April 2022

LAST NIGHT at Radio City Music Hall, Olivia Rodrigo provided a whole lotta deja-vu as she performed her hugely successful debut album, Sour, as well as two covers and a song she co-wrote with her ex-boyfriend Joshua Bassett. With the excellent, English sadgirl onewoman band Holly Humberstone opening, the instantaneously sold out Radio City (indeed her entire tour was an instant sell out), performed for a little over an hour and, yes, if you saw early Britney Spears you got the sense of history repeating.

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