You understand when Ariana Grande and The Weeknd are on the identical monitor, nothing is ‘off the desk.’ The 2 reunited on her new album on a music that can go away you speechless.
Six years after Ariana Grande and The Weeknd first teamed up for “Love Me Harder,” these two music superstars paired up once more on “Off The Desk,” a music off Ariana’s sixth studio album, Positions. Launched on Oct. 30, together with the remainder of the album, “Off The Desk” is an attractive sluggish jam a couple of man (The Weeknd) making an attempt to get again along with a lady (Ariana Grande) after shedding his “poisonous” persona.
Ariana unveiled the tracklisting for Positions lower than per week earlier than its launch. There are solely three options all through the 14 songs. Along with “Off The Desk,” Ty Dolla $ign joins Ariana for “Security Web,” and he or she groups with Doja Cat for “Motive.” Apart from that, this document is strictly Ariana, which makes this collab with The Weeknd all that extra particular.
The 2 first collaborated on “Love Me Harder,” a music that has the excellence of being The Weeknd’s first Prime Ten entry within the U.S. Billboard Sizzling 100. The Weeknd had but to actually attain the extent of success he has now. On the time, he was one yr away from releasing Magnificence Behind The Insanity, his breakthrough album. “Love Me Tougher” sees Ariana and The Weeknd (born Abel Tesfaye) commerce verses earlier than coming collectively on the refrain. “And if within the second, I chunk my lip,” she sings. “ Child, in that second, you’ll know that is / One thing greater than us and past bliss / Give me a cause to consider it.” He responds, “If about me and select to remain / Then take this pleasure and take it with the ache.”
The Weeknd might without end be in debt to Ariana, for he revealed in an April 2020 interview with Variety that she linked him with legendary hitmaker and songwriting icon Max Martin. Max started his working relationship with Ariana on her 2014 album, My Every thing, the album that comprises “Love Me Harder.”
“Ariana was kinda my foot within the door with Max, my likelihood to indicate him ‘I can play this sport,’ y’know?” he informed Selection. “However after we acquired within the room collectively, we didn’t actually join as a lot. Then somebody invited him to a present I did on the Hollywood Bowl, and he noticed 15,000 individuals singing alongside, and I believe he was like, ‘OK, there’s one thing I’m not getting.’ So we sat down once more, and the primary music we created was ‘Within the Evening.’” Max additionally labored with The Weeknd on “Can’t Really feel My Face,” which skyrocketed The Weeknd into the pop stratosphere.
“Max and I’ve turn into actually one of the best of associates, however I don’t try this with many individuals,” The Weeknd shared. “It’s not that I can’t, however a collaboration is a relationship, it’s like a wedding, you’ve gotta construct as much as it. Lana [Del Ray] is one other collaborator who’s a real pal of mine.” It additionally appears he can add Ariana to that brief and unique record.