OLIVIA RODRIGO - GLASTONBURY 2022

August 15, 2022 – 7:35 am

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OLIVIA RODRIGO
Glastonbury 2022 [no label, 1CD]

Other Stage, Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, Worthy Farm, Pilton, UK; June 25, 2022. Very good audio (ripped from HDTV broadcast).

Thanks to smiler40 for sharing the HDTV broadcast at Dime.

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Laura Snapes, theguardian.com:

Throughout Olivia Rodrigo’s Glastonbury debut, she repeatedly comes back to what quickly becomes a funny trope. “I wrote this song in my living room,” she tells us twice; another song, she wrote in her bedroom. The Drivers License singer seems at pains to stress the intimate, homespun craft of her songs - but it’s in the raucously communal moments that her set really comes alive, particularly as the cameras catch small girls roaring along on their parents’ shoulders among the absolutely gigantic crowd at the Other stage.

Having watched videos of her live before, I worried that it might be a bit stagey – her Disney past sometimes makes her songs about teenage angst feel a little like a performance, a touch polished. But from the opening salvo of Brutal, played with a pile-driver of a riff, and Jealousy, Jealousy, the sheen comes off to thrilling effect. Rodrigo sings with a knowing melodrama about her teenage heartbreak, and her evident delight at being here really yanks her into the moment. It’s rare, too, that a pop-leaning act actually benefits from having a proper live band – all women, incidentally, who look straight out of Disney central casting for a film about some plucky young punks – and they lean into Rodrigo’s resonance with the current pop-punk revival, at least at first.

To her credit, she gets her breakthrough hit out of the way just three songs in, sitting at her glittery piano for a rendition of the mega ballad Drivers License. Her performance stings with bitterness for the cad who broke her heart, and she really loses herself in the middle eight. As she plays the final piano notes, the crowd yell an impromptu final run through the chorus, and she looks truly overjoyed…

It all gets a bit depressingly Dawson’s Creek – until she brings on a special guest, Lily Allen. First of all, it’s delightful to know that a 19-year-old US songwriter even knows who Allen is. But it gets better. “I’m devastated and terrified,” Rodrigo says. “So many women and so many girls are going to die because of this. I wanted to dedicate this next song to the five members of the supreme court who have showed us that at the end of the day, they truly don’t give a shit about freedom. The song is for the justices: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh. We hate you! We hate you.”

And then, gloriously, they play Allen’s seethingly sardonic 2009 hit Fuck You. It’s messy in the best possible way, their harmonies not totally in time, and overflowing with feeling. It’s hard to know which one of them looks more delighted, Allen dancing around flipping the bird, and Rodrigo utterly beside herself, wagging her finger, as Allen sings “no one wants your opinion”. I loved Eilish’s headline set yesterday, but arguably it missed a distinctively special Glastonbury moment: Rodrigo’s rendition of Fuck You is precisely the sort of fantastically well judged choice – sweary, lairy, ever so slightly niche – that really gets a crowd of Brits on side.

It’s funny then to hear her introduce Deja Vu with a well-rehearsed bit of stage patter. “I just wanted to ask you guys a question,” Rodrigo says. “Does anyone here ever get deja vu?!” She sings it with a certain knowing, although it still underlines the dissonance between her more spontaneous and rehearsed moments. The latter, you suspect, is a perfectly understandable side effect of being a really young performer who blew up in the pandemic and doesn’t have a massive amount of live experience yet. But you hope that this type of experience – the thousands present screaming “what the fuck! is up! with that!” during closer Good 4 U – helps her leave the safe harbour of familiarity and (in the words of Avril Lavigne) really let go.

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Track 01. Brutal 2:50
Track 02. Jealousy, Jealousy 2:52
Track 03. Drivers License 5:00
Track 04. Complicated 4:32
Track 05. Hope UR OK/Enough For You/1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back 8:22
Track 06. Happier 4:00
Track 07. All I Want 3:36
Track 08. Favorite Crime 4:10
Track 09. Traitor 4:13
Track 10. banter 2:36
Track 11. Fuck You (with Lily Allen) 3:45
Track 12. Deja Vu 5:31
Track 13. Good 4 U 4:22
56 mins

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  1. 40 Responses to “OLIVIA RODRIGO - GLASTONBURY 2022”

  2. This gal likes living large I hear . She likes her dude to be big in the britches. Big ole foot long hoagies and trouser trout

    By ELU on Aug 15, 2022

  3. A foot long is a micro penis by uncle Milte standards.

    By Scaromouch on Aug 15, 2022

  4. Uncle Milte was so big that Frank Sinatra had him banned as a special guest at the rat packs legendary sauna gang bangs . Frank had to be the biggest in the room . With Uncle Milte that was impossible.

    By Scaromouch on Aug 15, 2022

  5. Hey Scaradoucebag, how many more times are we going to hear the same story over and over. Dont forget to mention the whipitout contests and the 2 caskets for the funeral one for him and one for the pecker

    By David Duke on Aug 15, 2022

  6. It’s very true . There were two funerals when Uncle Milte passed away one for him and another for his junk . Uncle Milte was undefeated in whip it out contests. These usually occurred in men’s rooms and saunas

    By Scaromouch on Aug 15, 2022

  7. Once a you g whipper snapper made the mistak of challenging him to a contest in a vegas sauna . Get lost kid he kept saying . To which another member said Cmon Milte , just take out enough to win

    By Scaromouch on Aug 15, 2022

  8. Rumor has it this is a young lady who prefers Big Uns

    By U L E on Aug 15, 2022

  9. Tom Jones , another legendary big Dic k was soundly defeated in a whip it out contest e with Uncle Milte . He admitted on the Howard Stern show years ago

    By Scaromouch on Aug 15, 2022

  10. She will never fuck me, my Un is too small *sob*

    That rumor is true, she prefers Big Uns *sob* *sob*

    Twas me, only another jerkoff with a Tiny Un will deny it

    By U L E on Aug 15, 2022

  11. Thanks for share BigO, my little niece will dance and sing along as intended

    By niceone on Aug 15, 2022

  12. Niceone, can I dance and sing along with your little niece? Then maybe she can diddle with me and I’ll diddle with her. wink wink ;-)

    By T J on Aug 16, 2022

  13. Kristin Chenoweth made host Steve Harvey blush with her risqué answer on Sunday’s episode of “Celebrity Family Feud.”

    It all started when Harvey kicked off a round with the question, “We asked 100 women: After the lips, what’s your favorite part of a man to kiss?” It rhymes with heinous. Oh my thats ez, its penis

    By Derrick on Aug 16, 2022

  14. Gentlemen why is dis Scara mouch character allowed to bore on about Uncle Milte without anyone on this heah site pointin out that he was a drag queen on teevee years before the likes of Ru-Paul. Perhaps Big Frank barred Milte because the Rat Pack was all straight. I dunno who else in the Pack was packin but imagine SD Jr would have had plenty in his britches.

    By Mistah Big on Aug 16, 2022

  15. Eh, was El Milte a maricon? I know he is muerte and that TJ and Nelson is the only out guys on BigO but man it would be good to know that Milte played the pink oboe.

    By Rightup Dias on Aug 16, 2022

  16. Let’s keep it straight - Johnny Straight

    By Johnny Straight on Aug 16, 2022

  17. Damn right he was a maricon. He also was a drag queen, a sissy and a pedophile. He used to love showing his torpedo to underage lil boys. He wasnt in the Rat Pack because he was a Jew. Joey Bishop wasnt really a member

    By David Duke on Aug 16, 2022

  18. Right on mouchie , M Berle was the penis king by all accounts

    By T J on Aug 16, 2022

  19. He was bi I think

    By T J on Aug 16, 2022

  20. I bet none of you trannies,pedophiles,bulldykes,rump humpers and members of LBTGQ knew that all the rat pack movies had a number in it. Oceans 11, Robin and the Seven Hoods, Four for Texas, Sergeants Three

    By David Duke on Aug 16, 2022

  21. Joey Bishop was a Jew . Think he had a big one too , as did all the pack

    By T J on Aug 16, 2022

  22. if mistah big can whip out his black bazooka, im gonna whip out my white willie

    By Confederate Bob on Aug 16, 2022

  23. The rat pack was packin . All was large

    By Porn Starr on Aug 16, 2022

  24. Sammy Davis Jr was bi , he wanted Uncle Milte to pound his brown once he saw it in the sauna. Sinatra who was anti gay banned Uncle Milte for that as well as no longer being the Biggest in the room

    By Scaromouch on Aug 16, 2022

  25. Men would beg Uncle Milte to suck his pole as well as begging him to pound the brown . Sometimes he would obligate them . One rumor has him pounding Rock Hudson so hard Rock couldn’t walk or stand for a month .

    By Scaromouch on Aug 16, 2022

  26. Uncle Milte was always the pitcher never the catcher

    By Scaromouch on Aug 16, 2022

  27. Last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Aug 16, 2022

  28. Last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Aug 16, 2022

  29. Rumor has it that Scaramouche is a catcher. Batter Up

    By U L E on Aug 16, 2022

  30. Nuther fake on last one twernt me

    By U L E on Aug 16, 2022

  31. Hey mouchie, did you know that Rock Hudson was in a Homo relationship with Gomer Pyle ? Jim Nabors ? Rock liked it up the brown and Nabors liked to oblige. Gomer had a big chance cucumber by all accounts. Also rumors about him and Sgt Carter on the GPUSMC set

    By T J on Aug 16, 2022

  32. I heard he whipped it out to Andy Griffith. He wanted to brown him . Bad move , Andy was a straight as they come and had him fired , then he got the Gomer show . It was hush hush in those days . Being a homo would get you fired and sometimes an ass kicking

    By T J on Aug 16, 2022

  33. Was goober gay too ?

    By Porn Starr on Aug 16, 2022

  34. Goober was gay like me. I’m super gay.

    By U L E on Aug 17, 2022

  35. Twernt me above . Not gay anymore . Just enjoy talking about weenies

    By U L E on Aug 17, 2022

  36. Last two twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Aug 17, 2022

  37. Joey Bishop liked to shoot his load in women’s faces during the rat packs legendary sauna gang bangs . His nickname was facial Joey .

    By Scaromouch on Aug 17, 2022

  38. He would occasionally do it to Sammy who was bi . Sammy would beg Joey for it . He would open his mouth wide

    By Scaromouch on Aug 17, 2022

  39. Wide awake in the middle of the night
    I wonder how he’s feelin’
    Is it just a trick of the light
    Or is his ceiling peeling?
    He’s sitting up in bed, shakin’ his head
    At a copy of “True Confessions”
    Ooh, it must seem like a fairy tale
    To a man of his profession
    But was I all right? (Was I all right?) Scarapooch

    Was alright Scarapooch

    By Mr Feces on Aug 17, 2022

  40. Come on, tell me Scarapooch
    What’s a nice boy like you doin’ in a place like this?
    They don’t make boys like you no more
    And I’d like to get to know you
    On closer terms than this
    But I guess you’ve heard it all before

    Was I alright? Fuckin you in the brown

    By Mr Feces on Aug 17, 2022

  41. suсk my сock Olivia and i’ll suсk your dad’s сock!

    By Derrick on Aug 19, 2022

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