1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back
Olivia Rodrigo, an American singer-songwriter, wrote and performed the song 1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back. Sour, her first studio album, was released on May 21, 2021, by Geffen Records.
It is the fourth song on the album. The song was created by Dan Nigro. Since it incorporates Swift’s 2017 song “New Year’s Day,” Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift both earned composition credit.
The negative repercussions of sporadic communication in a love relationship are discussed in the song’s lyrics. In terms of music, “1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back” is a delicate downtempo ballad propelled by a damp piano and understated bass.
“1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back” by Sour was well welcomed by music reviewers after its release; they praised its straightforward instrumentation and emotional lyrics.
In terms of sales, the song peaked at number 20 in Australia, Canada, Singapore, and the US, and at number 30 in New Zealand and Portugal.