23 Emotional Lyrics From Olivia Rodrigo's Sour to Use as Your Next Instagram Captions

Olivia Rodrigo's debut album, Sour is out today, May 21, and fans who were expecting perfection have received it—and then some.

It goes without saying that this is the heartbreak album of the year, with 11 mighty songs demonstrating Olivia's prowess as a songwriter. Each one will prove to leave you nearly as heartbroken as Olivia must have been when she penned them.

These lyrics are top-notch, which is why we gathered all of our favorites. Feeling as emotional as Olivia's songs? These lines might be perfect as your next Instagram caption.


For when you're ready to bring on the drama:

"I want it to be, like, messy."



For when you know your latest fling is bad news:

"And maybe in some masochistic way, I kind of find it all exciting."

-"1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back"


For when your ex rebounds way too fast:

"Well, good for you, I guess you moved on really easily."

-Good 4 U"


For when you can't get that person out of your head:

"I still see your face in the white cars, front yards. Can't drive past the places we used to go to."

-"Drivers License"


For when something brings all of those old thoughts bubbling back up to the surface:

"And I thought my heart was detached from all the sunlight of our past."



For when it's time to go on an unfollowing spree:

"I kinda wanna throw my phone across the room 'cause all I see are girls too good to be true."

-"Jealousy, Jealousy"


For lamenting lost love:

"And I know we weren't perfect, but I've never felt this way for no one."

-"Drivers License"


For when you feel so ready to leave teenagehood behind:

"If someone tells me one more time, 'Enjoy your youth,' I'm gonna cry."



For the group shot of everyone harmonizing:

"Bein' annoying, singin' in harmony."

-"Deja Vu"


For when you're worried you've changed too much for the wrong reasons:

"Now I don't want your sympathy, I just want myself back."

-"Enough for You"


For when you're trying not to let strangers' opinions affect you anymore:

"I think I think too much 'bout kids who don't know me."

-"Jealousy, Jealousy"


For when you're thinking about someone from a long, long time ago:

"But if you're out there, I hope that you're okay."

"Hope UR OK."


For subposting about that person who makes you wish you were more:

"She's everything I'm insecure about."

-"Drivers License"


For when your ex's pics with a new girl look just like their pics with you:

"She thinks it's special, but it's all reused."

-"Deja Vu"


For when you finally reveal that you knew a little more than you've been letting on:

"I played dumb but I always knew."



For when your mind is racing a mile a minute:

"I'm anxious and nothing can help."



For when you're trying your best not to detest your ex's new girl:

"And now I'm pickin' her apart like cuttin' her down will make you miss my wretched heart."



For when you really feel like someone should care more about what's happening:

"Maybe I'm too emotional, but your apathy's like a wound in salt."

-"Good 4 U"


For showing your love for the friend who's accepted herself:

"Does she know how proud I am she was created? With the courage to unlearn all of their hatred?"

-"Hope UR OK"


For when you're the only one left broken by the end of the relationship:

"One heart broke, four hands bloody."

-"Favorite Crime"


For looking to the future after a breakup:

"'Cause someday I'll be everything to somebody else."

-"Enough for You"


For when you're not quite feeling sure of yourself anymore:

"Never doubted myself so much. Like am I pretty? Am I fun, boy?"

-"1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back"


For when things are starting to feel oddly familiar:

"Do you get déjà vu? Hmm?"

-"Deja Vu"


Curious about what inspired the album? Click HERE for our breakdown of the rumored drama between Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett and Sabrina Carpenter.