Settle in pop followers, as a result of the watch for 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 acquired candid about when she can be releasing new music, and for now, the reply shouldn’t 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 power into giving the perfect efficiency she will be able to.
Whereas giving viewers a tutorial on learn how to recreate her geometric eyeliner look, Grande answered fan questions, together with one about when she can be releasing new music. “It is a query I am nervous to reply, however I really feel like I wish to have a little bit little bit of transparency and honesty with my followers,” she mentioned. “The reality is, I’ve not begun an album.”
“The Voice” coach went on to disclose that she needs to ensure “Depraved” has 100% of her consideration. In any case, she’s been dreaming about enjoying Glinda the Good Witch since she was a little bit lady. “That’s going to have every bit of me, each minute, each ounce of my coronary heart, my time, my soul, my all the pieces that I can provide it,” she mentioned of the function. “My palms are fairly full with plenty of different ‘thrillifying’ work for the time being. I’m spending all of my time with Glinda, I simply was not prepared.”
Chu just lately introduced on Twitter that “Depraved” might be break 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, just lately informed Selection that the solid and crew are nonetheless engaged on creating the film’s vibe. “We’re form of at the start, we’re all having conversations about what we wish, what we wish to do, just like the type of it,” Erivo mentioned. “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 form of speaking about how we wish it to really feel.”
On condition 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. Nonetheless, since “Depraved” is a musical, she might be singing her coronary heart out on the massive display quickly sufficient. Plus, Grande has wished to play Glinda since no less than 2011, when she tweeted concerning the Broadway present. Now that her dream is coming true, it makes excellent sense that is she’s specializing in Glinda as a substitute of a brand new album for now.