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Olivia Rodrigo adds songwriting credit for Paramore to 'Good 4 U'

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Olivia Rodrigo has added another songwriting credit to her debut album, Sour, this time giving it to two members of the band Paramore. Lead singer Hayley Williams and former guitarist Josh Farro have officially been included as co-writers on the song "Good 4 U," along with Rodrigo and producer and songwriter Daniel Nigro.

A source close to the situation tells EW that both teams had been in contact before the song's debut, and the listing was changed to an interpolation of "Misery Business" on the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), reports Billboard. Williams also reacted to the news in an Instagram story.

Jason Mendez/Getty Images; Bonnie Biess/Getty Images Olivia Rodrigo and Hayley Williams

The High School Musical star's latest addition marks the second time since Sour's release that the artist has retroactively acknowledged outside musical influences. She previously gave an official credit to Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift for her song "Déjà Vu."

When Sour dropped in May, Rodrigo spoke in depth about how she interpolated Swift's song "New Year's Day," from her album Reputation, for another song, "1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back," saying in an interview, "I came up with the '1 Step Forward' concept and I sort of wrote a verse and a chorus… I was in the car on a road trip, and when I got home, I decided to sing it over the chords of 'New Year's Day,'" adding that she was "lucky enough to get that approved."

She recently acknowledged the similarities between "Déjà Vu" and Swift's song "Cruel Summer," both of which feature yelling on the bridge.

Like Swift, Paramore is among the artists Rodrigo has cited as musical influences, so it's no surprise that the singer has interpolated their work in an updated tune (that, quite frankly, is a banger.) Since "Good 4 U" first came out, many were quick to notice that the song takes its inspiration from Paramore's 2007 single "Misery Business," boasting a similar style and rhythm.

Now that their influence has been officially confirmed, we can rock out to all those mash-ups fans have been putting together without any guilt. Not a bad way to celebrate the last weeks of summer.

Representatives for Williams and Paramore did not immediately respond to EW's requests for comment.

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