It's lastly right here. Less than a yr after Sweetener's arrival and after so many hints and teases on social media, Ariana Grande has formally unveiled her fifth studio album, thank u, subsequent, simply after midnight on Friday (Feb. eight).
The newest installment comes from a famous person who has beloved and misplaced so quickly, it may make anybody's anxiousness skyrocket. Naturally, thank u, subsequent is an audio seize of coming to phrases with the dying of Mac Miller and her cut up from fiance Pete Davidson, all within the public eye and underneath immense stress. Singles such because the title monitor and “7 Rings” take care of restoration and empowerment, whereas “Imagine” is believed to be impressed by Miller, as Grande revealed on Twitter that the track is about “a easy, lovely love that’s now (and ceaselessly) unattainable.” The album additionally has a theme of "it's okay to not be okay," with tracks like "ghostin," "faux smile" and "needy" focusing totally on coping with private baggage.
In only one month, Grande is kicking off her Sweetener tour March 18 in Albany, New York. In the meantime, stream thank u, subsequent in full under.