The Brief: The release of Fiona Apple's new album Fetch The Bolt Cutters has sparked excited online reactions and memes.

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Fiona Apple’s album Fetch The Bolt Cutters dropped on April 17, 2020, when it was immediately met with praise, glowing reviews, and a slew of memes from fans.

Fetch The Bolt Cutters Memes

The album’s title track includes the lyrics “fetch the bolt cutters/I’ve been in here too long,” a line that can feel relatable to those who feel antsy during COVID-19 lockdown and quarantines. The lyrics are actually a reference to a line said by Gillian Anderson’s character in “The Fall,” a British crime show. Whatever the line may mean to individual listeners and fans, it serves as a prolific source of memes.

Some of the most popular iterations of memes related to this album take a literal interpretation of the title, referencing people fetching actual bolt cutters. More metaphorically, the line serves as a rallying cry for Fiona Apple lovers and for those who feel inspired by her music.

https://twitter.com/redmoonrising_/status/1250827037960318976

https://www.instagram.com/p/B_F5BnnpL9B/?igshid=18pwj8z2ibnov

These memes reference how the title track ends with a clip of dogs barking.

https://twitter.com/rosedommu/status/1251153825613766656

Album Reactions

These memes showcase the joy that Fiona Apple stans are experiencing when hearing her new album and how it’s filled with emotional, quarantine-appropriate bops.

A Leonardo DiCaprio pointing meme:

https://twitter.com/tjecampbell/status/1251036851810508801

https://twitter.com/daisyjohnsonsgf/status/1251061859962191872

https://twitter.com/shafieikeyvan/status/1251197586914062339