traitor is a gripping English-language indie pop and guitar-rock ballad by Olivia Rodrigo, co-written by Dan Nigro, who also served as the producer. Featured as the sixth track on her debut studio album, “SOUR,” released on May 21, 2021, the song explores the emotions of betrayal and anger after a breakup. Rodrigo candidly expresses her feelings about her ex-partner moving on quickly with someone else, leaving her feeling hurt and deceived. The title, “Traitor,” embodies the sense of betrayal she experienced. Musically, “Traitor” captivates with its mid-tempo rhythm and intimate arrangement, featuring electric guitars, drums, and piano, adding to the raw emotion of the song. Critically acclaimed for its authenticity, “Traitor” also achieved commercial success, reaching number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, further solidifying Olivia Rodrigo’s impact in the music industry. Olivia Rodrigo’s traitor lyrics are provided below.
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