It’s now time to get started Joshua BassettTo share his story via song.

It High School Musical: The Musical Series actor dropped three singles—”Crisis,” “Secret,” and “Set Me Free” on Dec. 3. The press release stated that the songs were “documents” of actor’s turbulent 2021 and shared his “journey from grief and emotional trauma to early stages of healing.

“As stated in ‘Set Me Free,’ ‘It’s been a f–king year,'” Bassett stated in the release. Although it was one of my most difficult periods, it ultimately brought me great growth. He continued, “I’ve been down, up, and everywhere between.” These songs each pinpoint an individual moment in my processing.

While Bassett didn’t go into specifics, he did make headlines this year thanks to his much rumoredAnd oft-discussed love triangle with Olivia Rodrigo and Sabrina Carpenter. Rodrigo released his single driver’s license and a series of social media posts fuelled the speculation. Maybe you have heard about it. It’s a song about a young artist who is 18 years old. Rodrigo is not a member of the sexting community. ClearlyFans have speculated that Bassett is the one she’s talking about in this song. After Rodrigo’s Grammy-nominated album was released, theories continued to circulate. Sour

Though according to Bassett, she’s allowed her lyrics to do the talking, the 20-year-old singer recently telling GQ that she “hasn’t spoken to me since ‘Drivers License’ came out.”