Ariana Grande has announced her new album: Eternal Sunshine will arrive March 8 via Republic. News of the Positions follow-up comes on the heels of this month’s lead single “Yes, And?” and its Paula Abdul–inspired music video.
The new album title likely refers to Michel Gondry and Charlie Kaufman’s beloved 2004 film, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, starring Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet. Grande, a big Carrey fan, starred alongside him in the second season of Showtime’s Kidding. Gondry was among Kidding’s executive producers and directed several episodes.
In 2019, after filming Kidding with Carrey, Grande wrote online, “thankful for the most special experience of my life.” She continued, “nothing is crazier than getting to work with and spend time with someone whom you’ve idolized and adored since before you could speak. actually, what’s even crazier is discovering that person to be more special and warm and generous in person than you ever could’ve imagined.”
Grande wrote and produced “Yes, And?” with Max Martin and Ilya Salmanzadeh, her collaborators on singles such as “Problem” and “No Tears Left to Cry.” Since Positions, she has been filming the blockbuster musical Wicked, in which she stars opposite Cynthia Erivo.
Read about the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind soundtrack at No. 37 in “The 50 Best Movie Soundtracks of All Time.”
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