Ariana Grande Premieres Zedd/Max Martin-Produced Dance Anthem “Break Free”: Listen

Mike Wass | July 2, 2014 - 5:11 pm

After relentlessly teasing “Break Free” on Instagram, Ariana Grande finally unveiled the follow-up to “Problem” this afternoon (July 2). Co-produced by Zedd and Max Martin, the fast and furious club banger certainly represents a new sound for the 21-year-old, who is best known for her power ballads and mid-tempo jams.

The second taste of Ari’s imminent sophomore set My Everything is a manic floorfiller that picks up where Zedd’s last big hit “Clarity” left off. It’s fairly straightforward EDM but Swedish hitmaker Max Martin makes sure that it has a distinct pop sensibility. “Problem” was blocked from reaching number one by Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” but the pint-sized diva could have better luck this time. Listen after the jump.

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