35 Min Released May 17, 2018

Finding Equanimity In 'No Tears Left To Cry'

Ariana Grande has returned with a track that is jarring yet simultaneously catchy. She uses sophisticated musical techniques to tell a story of healing, resiliency, and hope after the attack at her concert in Manchester. Listeners will learn techniques like tempo rubato, modal interchange and amen breaks, which weave together this equanimous narrative.

Songs featured:

  • Ariana Grande - No Tears Left To Cry
  • Ariana Grande - Into You
  • Ariana Grande - Break Free ft. Zedd
  • The Winstons - Amen Brother
  • The Prodigy - Minefield
  • N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton
  • Oasis - Do You Know What I mean
  • Futurama Theme Song 
     

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