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Olivia Rodrigo Duets Natalie Imbruglia, Singing ‘Torn’

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Olivia Rodrigo once again called a surprise guest on stage. 

On Wednesday, Natalie Imbruglia joined Rodrigo on the stage of the 5000-seat Eventim Apollo in London to sing a duet of Imbruglia’s song, “Torn.”

“She’s the most fantastic singer,” the pop star said, presenting her special guest, “and she sings one of my favorite songs of all time.” Imbruglia sang the first verse and chorus while Rodrigo joined in for the rest of the tune. 

When the song concluded, Rodrigo then bowed at Imbruglia’s feet, saying, “That was incredible.” 

“Torn” is a single from the Left of the Middle, Imbruglia’s debut album, released in 1997, six years prior to Rodrigo’s birth.

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Imbruglia expressed his gratitude to the “amazing crowd” in an Instagram story, describing the duo’s experience with Rodrigo as “magical.” The pair’s duet came just days after Rodrigo played the song in a Manchester bar following a concert in the city.

Imbruglia is one of the many artists that Rodrigo loves and who shared the stage with her. At the Glastonbury Festival, she performed “F — You” with Lily Allen, which she addressed to the US Supreme Court justices who had overturned the constitutional right to abortion the day before.

“So many women and girls are going to die because of this [decision], and I wanted to dedicate this next song to the five members of the Supreme Court who showed us at the end of the day they truly don’t give an [expletive] about freedom,” stated the 19-year-old. 

“We hate you! We hate you!” 

Meanwhile, on the North American side of her tour, Rodrigo was graced with the presence of Alanis Morissette to cover “You Oughta Know” in Los Angeles and Avril Lavigne for a “Complicated” cover in Toronto.

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