Has Ariana Grande lastly discovered eternal love? It positive appears that approach primarily based on her new album!
Positions, which was launched on Friday, October 30, is a love letter to the Grammy winner’s boyfriend, Dalton Gomez. Throughout 14 tracks, she takes followers by the couple’s journey to date — from the primary time she laid eyes on the true property agent (“Motive”) to the second she began falling for him (“Apparent”) to her hopes for his or her future (“West Aspect”).
Grande, 27, additionally sings about her intercourse life like by no means earlier than (the album is titled Positions, in any case). She walks listeners by a few of her favourite strikes within the bed room in “34+35” and finds artistic methods to get freaky on the highway in “Nasty.”
Not all of Positions is concerning the current and future although. The pop star makes a subtle reference to her ex-fiancé Pete Davidson within the title observe of her sixth studio effort. The only takes followers again to Grande’s whirlwind engagement to the Saturday Night time Stay star, 26, who had an interlude named after him on her 2018 album, Sweetener. She additionally honors her late ex-boyfriend Mac Miller in “Off the Desk,” questioning if love is “fully off the desk” within the wake of the 26-year-old rapper’s death from a drug overdose.
“Under no circumstances was what we had good, however, like, f–ok. He was the perfect individual ever, and he didn’t deserve the demons he had,” the “7 Rings” singer stated of Miller in a 2019 Vogue interview. “I used to be the glue for such a very long time, and I discovered myself turning into … much less and fewer sticky. The items simply began to drift away.”
Positions is the follow-up to Grande’s 2019 album, Thank U, Next, which spawned No. 1s on the Billboard Scorching 100 and earned an Album of the 12 months nomination at this 12 months’s Grammy Awards. She practically broke the web on October 14 when she introduced that Positions would be out “this month.”
Scroll by the gallery under for a breakdown of every music on the album!