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Ariana Grande - Raindrops (Official Video)

Ariana Grande - Raindrops (Official Video)

"Raindrops" is the first track from Ariana Grande's upcoming fourth studio album, Sweetener.

Background

Grande confirmed the song on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on May 1, 2018, saying that it's one of the last tracks she recorded for Sweetener.[2] She said it serves as an intro of sorts to the album. Grande revealed that the song samples Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' "An Angel Cried". Savan Kotecha tweeted: "The 'raindrops' story is unreal. I'll never forget that afternoon. Goosebumps".[3]

On June 26, 2018, Grande shared the song for her birthday along with its music video directed by Dave Meyers.[4]

Trivia

  • With a duration of 33 seconds, this is Grande's shortest song ever released.
  • This is the first intro with a visual.
  • Although there are no swear words, this song is considered as explicit.

Lyrics

When raindrops fell down from the sky
The day you left me, an angel cried
Oh, she cried, an angel cried
She cried

References

Sweetener
August 17, 2018 • 47:25 • Republic Records
Songs
Released Better OffBlazedBorderlineBreathinEverytimeGet Well SoonGod Is A WomanGoodnight N GoNo Tears Left To CryPete DavidsonRaindrops (An Angel Cried)R.E.MSuccessfulSweetenerThe Light Is Coming
Unreleased My WayGot Her OwnSoberYou
Artists
Ariana GrandeMissy ElliottNicki MinajPharrell Williams
Tour
Sweetener World TourThe Sweetener Sessions
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