Taylor Swift’s new track imgonnagetyouback sparks comparisons to Olivia Rodrigo’s song – three years after writing credit was added: ‘Not cool at all’

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Taylor Swift’s new track imgonnagetyouback sparks comparisons to Olivia Rodrigo’s song – three years after writing credit was added: ‘Not cool at all’

Taylor Swift is facing heat from Olivia Rodrigo fans after dropping a song that contained similarities to one previously released by the Drivers License singer.

Swift’s new song, imgonnagetyouback, and Rodrigo’s 2023 track, Get Him Back! contain the phrase “get it back” – but the saying has the same double meaning in both pieces.

In both cases, it is used to describe the desire to reconcile with or get revenge on an ex.

The moment wasn’t lost on fans who recalled how Swift was added to the credits of Rodrigo’s song Deja Vu in 2021 after fans noticed the chords sounded similar to Taylor’s track Cruel Summer.

Now fans have defended Olivia on X after noticing the similarities.

Olivia Rodrigo fans took aim at Taylor Swift after she released a song with lyrics similar to one previously released by the Drivers License singer; Rodrigo pictured in September 2023

Swift, pictured in March 2023, released a song featuring lyrics similar to those previously released by Rodrigo.

Swift, pictured in March 2023, released a song featuring lyrics similar to those previously released by Rodrigo.

So Olivia can’t scream on a bridge because that’s Taylor’s concept. but Taylor can use the double meaning of getting them back and that’s a common concept? NEWS FLASH, they’re both current and Olivia shouldn’t have had to give up 50% royalties on deja vu,” one posted.

Another posted a meme from the movie The Social Network with actor Andrew Garfield saying: “You better be a lawyer, an a**hole.” Because I don’t come back for 50%, I come back for everything.

“Olivia Rodrigo when she got to track 18 of Taylor Swift’s album,” the X user captioned the post.

One fan pointed out that the pun was used over a decade earlier by Fiona Apple, who released the track “Get Him Back” in 2005.

‘”Olivia Rodrigo invented the double meaning of getting it back” “no Taylor Swift” First of all, no one did it, but also. Fiona Apple did this in 2005,” the X user tweeted.

One fan called the whole thing “insane hypocrisy” as he weighed in on the matter.

Taylor Swift accepts a fee from Olivia Rodrigo for a deja vu line that seems a bit cruel in the summer, while she just released a song called “imgonnagetoyouback” that has the exact same concept and similar lyrics to “get him back” from Olivia, it’s crazy hypocrisy.’

Taylor Swift’s “Imgonnagetoyouback” and Olivia Rodrigo’s “get him back” sound awfully similar, but Olivia’s is much better and was the first. Not cool at all,” another wrote, alongside screenshots of the lyrics in comparison.

Now fans have defended Olivia on X after noticing the similarities

Now fans have defended Olivia on X after noticing the similarities

“Wait, Taylor asked Olivia Rodrigo for credit for writing a song about Deja Vu because it sounded a bit like Cruel Summer. Is Olivia going to get credit because imgonnagetyouback has the same conceit than Get Him Back?’ we asked ourselves.

Taylor’s controversial track comes from her brand new album, The Tortured Poets Department.

The issue fans were referring to happened in 2021, after the release of Olivia Sour’s album.

She faced copyright issues with some tracks, including Deja Vu.

The star had re-recorded a tune from Taylor’s Cruel Summer, leading Rodrigo to later give a co-writing credit as well as royalties to Swift. She then faced a similar situation with Paramore.

In addition to Swift, co-writers Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent have been added to the Deja Vu credits.

Subsequently, fans speculated that the duo was involved in a feud with each other.

But Rodrigo insisted she had no problems with anyone when asked about an alleged breakup with Swift.

“I don’t have a problem with anyone,” she told Rolling Stone. “I’m very relaxed. I stay for myself. I have my four friends and my mom, and they’re really the only people I talk to. There is nothing to say.

She also said she wasn’t really “involved” in the songwriting credit issue: “It wasn’t something I was very involved in.”

“It was more one team against another. So, I wouldn’t be the best person to ask this question.

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