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Listen to Darci Lynne's Gutsy Version of Olivia Rodrigo's "Vampire"

The America's Got Talent Season 12 Winner didn't miss a note. 

By Jackie Manno

On August 4, America's Got Talent Season 12 Winner Darci Lynne posted a video of her singing a gritty version of the hit tune "Vampire" by Olivia Rodrigo, and totally didn't disappoint. 

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In the clip, Lynne's voice climbed up the scale of the song, hitting some difficult notes along the way. She belted her heart out while still managing to sound controlled, and then, she hit the song's signature high note in the chorus in a way that will send chills down your spine. 

"Attempting Vampire," she wrote. Attempting? More like nailing!

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What to know about "Vampire" by Olivia Rodrigo

The first single off of Rodrigo's sophomore album Guts, the critically-acclaimed piano rock ballad "Vampire" reached the number one position on the Billboard charts in July 2023. The lyrics tell the story of feeling resentment towards a manipulative ex-boyfriend. 

'There’s an unhurried emotional logic to the track’s structure, mirroring a young woman’s gradual understanding of her own agency," Pitchfork wrote of the track.

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The lyrics to "Vampire" by Olivia Rodrigo

Hate to give the satisfaction, asking how you're doing now
How's the castle built off people you pretend to care about?
Just what you wanted
Look at you, cool guy, you got it

I see the parties and the diamonds sometimes when I close my eyes
Six months of torture you sold as some forbidden paradise
I loved you truly
Gotta laugh at the stupidity

'Cause I've made some real big mistakes
But you make the worst one look fine
I should've known it was strange
You only come out at night
I used to think I was smart
But you made me look so naive
The way you sold me for parts
As you sunk your teeth into me, oh
Bloodsucker, famef**ker
Bleedin' me dry, like a goddamn vampire

(L-R) Darci Lynne from America's Got Talent and Singer Olivia Rodrigo

And every girl I ever talked to told me you were bad, bad news
You called them crazy, God, I hate the way I called them crazy too
You're so convincing
How do you lie without flinching? (How do you lie, how do you lie, how do you lie?)

Ooh, what a mesmerizing, paralyzing, f**ked-up little thrill
Can't figure out just how you do it, and God knows I never will
Went for me, and not her
'Cause girls your age know better

I've made some real big mistakes
But you make the worst one look fine
I should've known it was strange
You only come out at night
I used to think I was smart
But you've made me look so naive
The way you sold me for parts
As you sunk your teeth into me, oh
Bloodsucker, famef**ker
Bleedin' me dry, like a goddamn vampire

You said it was true love, but wouldn't that be hard?
You can't love anyone, 'cause that would mean you had a heart
I tried you help you out, now I know that I can't
'Cause how you think's the kind of thing I'll never understand

I've made some real big mistakes
But you make the worst one look fine
I should've known it was strange
You only come out at night
I used to think I was smart
But you made me look so naive
The way you sold me for parts
As you sunk your teeth into me, oh
Bloodsucker, famef**ker
Bleedin' me dry, like a goddamn vampire