Ariana Grande Explains 5 Things To Know About Her New Album ‘Yours Truly’: Watch

Sam Lansky | September 10, 2013 5:15 am

Ariana Grande‘s debut album Yours Truly is one of the best pop releases of the year, hands down — and last week, Idolator caught up with the petite superstar to talk about what you need to know about her new record as you give it a spin.

If Grande’s energy was flagging from a relentless promotional tour, she barely let it show — bright-eyed and eager to discuss the shape of Yours Truly, she highlighted key tracks (the delicate, retro-inflected ballad “Tattooed Heart” is her favorite, but she’s eager to see the happy, bouncy “Piano” as a single) while discussing the album’s already-impressive commercial performance. But it was when she went deep into an explanation of why the sophisticated song structure of “Piano” made it such a standout that her passion for music really shone through.

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