Ariana Grande Escapes Reality In Her Fast-Paced “Breathin” Video
Ariana Grande is on a roll this week. The 25-year-old kicked things off with the surprise release of her new single, “thank u, next,” over the weekend. 29 million streams on Spotify and an Ellen performance later, the self-love anthem is on track to debut at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. This would be the pop princess’ first number one on the chart and is a feat worth celebrating. But that’s not all she’s been up to. Today (November 7), she also graced us with the music video for her other single, “breathin.” A fan-favorite on Sweetener, the Ilya Salmanzadeh-produced song has already gone Top 10 on Top 40 radio. Last month the pint-sized diva treated us to as adorable video for the single featuring her pet pig, Piggy Smalls.
However, the Hannah Lux Davis-helmed official video is even better. In fact, I’d go as far as to call it one of her best videos yet. Inspired by her struggles with anxiety and panic attacks, the release puts the diva in the midst of what appears to be a bustling train station. As she wonders through the space and poses on a pile of suitcases, the crowd races around her in high speed. Eventually, the “God Is A Woman” hitmaker escapes and enters a different reality in the clouds above. Things come to a close as she appears to relax in the heavenly location. The gorgeous visual should give the single another boost on the charts. And fans think it also offers a few clues about the tracklist for her new album.
Ari has admitted that she has another project dropping in the near future, and a departure board in the video appears to include several song titles. One of those titles looks like “Needy,” which we have heard a snippet of. Other potential titles include “Imagine” and “Remember.” We’ll have to wait and see if we’re correct on our predictions. In the meantime, acquaint yourself with the beautiful video below!