Settle in pop followers, as a result of the await Ariana Grande‘s seventh album may very well be an extended one. In a brand new video for the R.E.M. Magnificence YouTube channel, the «Positions» singer obtained candid about when she could be releasing new music, and for now, the reply will not be till she completes filming on «Depraved.» Grande is about to play Glinda within the two-part adaptation of the hit Broadway musical which is being directed by Jon M. Chu, and since that is her dream function, she’s focusing all of her vitality into giving one of the best efficiency she will be able to.
Whereas giving viewers a tutorial on how you can recreate her geometric eyeliner look, Grande answered fan questions, together with one about when she could be releasing new music. «This can be a query I am nervous to reply, however I really feel like I wish to have somewhat little bit of transparency and honesty with my followers,» she stated. «The reality is, I’ve not begun an album.»
«The Voice» coach went on to disclose that she desires to verify «Depraved» has 100% of her consideration. In spite of everything, she’s been dreaming about enjoying Glinda the Good Witch since she was somewhat woman. «That’s going to have every bit of me, each minute, each ounce of my coronary heart, my time, my soul, my every little thing that I can provide it,» she stated of the function. «My palms are fairly full with a variety of different ‘thrillifying’ work in the meanwhile. I’m spending all of my time with Glinda, I simply was not prepared.»
Chu not too long ago introduced on Twitter that «Depraved» will likely be cut up into two elements, with the primary half releasing Christmas 2024 and the second on Christmas 2025. Filming on the film is about to start this summer time. Grande’s co-star, Cynthia Erivo, who’s enjoying Elphaba, not too long ago informed Selection that the solid and crew are nonetheless engaged on creating the film’s vibe. «We’re type of initially, we’re all having conversations about what we would like, what we wish to do, just like the model of it,» Erivo stated. «I spoke to Paul Tazewell, who’s our costume designer and only in the near past Oscar-nominated, and Jon [Chu] who’s our director, who’s unbelievable, and we’re all type of speaking about how we would like it to really feel.»
Provided that it is nonetheless early days for «Depraved,» it may very well be fairly a while earlier than Grande releases a brand new batch of unique songs. Nevertheless, since «Depraved» is a musical, she will likely be singing her coronary heart out on the large display screen quickly sufficient. Plus, Grande has needed to play Glinda since no less than 2011, when she tweeted concerning the Broadway present. Now that her dream is coming true, it makes good sense that is she’s specializing in Glinda as an alternative of a brand new album for now.