Ariana Grande Returns Stronger Than Ever With Beautiful “No Tears Left To Cry”

Ariana Grande Returns Stronger Than Ever With Beautiful

Ariana Grande is back with a new video for her latest single, “No Tears Left To Cry,” a fitting tribute to those lost last May in a bombing at her concert at the Manchester Arena.

At first, the vocals make you think the song will be another heartfelt Grande ballad, but we quickly learn that’s not the case. Instead, as the camera spirals in circles, we are met with a strong declaration that she’s not letting the difficulties of the past stop her.

It’s the dance-floor therapy session fans have been waiting for.

Though there has been criticism the 24-year-old singer hasn’t mourned the Manchester tragedy properly—as if there’s a “right” way to address such an earth-shattering trauma—Grande vents her frustrations here and signals she’s in a better place.

“Right now, I’m in a state of mind / I wanna be in, like, all the time / Ain’t got no tears left to cry / So I’m picking it up, picking it up, I’m loving, I’m livin’, I’m pickin’ it up,” she sings, hinting at the somber themes of the song.

Then, the beat picks up and Grande sings along, assuring fans that we can—and must—move forward.

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