Now it is time for Joshua Bassett to share his aspect of the story by track.
The Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Sequence actor dropped three singles—”Disaster,” “Secret,” and “Set Me Free” on Dec. 3. A press launch famous the trio of tunes “paperwork his tumultuous 2021” and “shares his journey from the depths of grief and emotional trauma to the early levels of therapeutic.”
“As acknowledged in ‘Set Me Free,’ ‘It has been a f–king 12 months,'” Bassett acknowledged within the launch. “Whereas it has been one of the crucial difficult durations in my lifetime by far; it has finally led to immense development.” He added, “I have been up, down, and in every single place in between. Every of those songs pinpoint a distinct second in time, in my processing.”
Whereas Bassett did not go into specifics, he did make headlines this 12 months due to his a lot rumored and oft-discussed love triangle with Olivia Rodrigo and Sabrina Carpenter. The hypothesis was fueled by a slew of social media posts and the discharge of Rodrigo’s single “drivers license.” Maybe you have heard of it? Within the track, the 18-year-old artist refers to a breakup. Whereas Rodrigo has never explicitly confirmed who she’s singing about on the observe, many followers have assumed she’s referencing Bassett. The theories continued to unfold after Rodrigo launched the remainder of her Grammy-nominated album Bitter.
Although in accordance with Bassett, she’s allowed her lyrics to do the speaking, the 20-year-old singer just lately telling GQ that she “hasn’t spoken to me since ‘Drivers License’ got here out.”