Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 imagine 3:32
2 needy 2:51
3 NASA 3:02
4 bloodline 3:36
5 fake smile 3:28
6 bad idea 4:27
7 make up 2:20
8 ghostin 4:31
9 in my head 3:42
10 7 rings 2:58
11 thank u, next 3 3:27
12 break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored 3:10

Credits

Digital Media 1

violin:
Mattias Johansson (violinist) (tracks 6, 8)
cello:
David Bukovinsky (tracks 6, 8)
drums (drum set):
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (tracks 4, 6, 12)
Max Martin (tracks 4, 6, 12)
trumpet:
Janene Bjerger (track 4)
Magnus Johansson (trumpet player) (track 4)
strings:
Mattias Bylund (tracks 6, 8)
Peter Lee Johnson (track 2)
strings arranger:
Mattias Bylund (track 6)
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (track 6)
Max Martin (track 6)
guitar:
Larrance Dopson (track 7)
Nathan Perez (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (tracks 4, 6, 8)
Max Martin (tracks 4, 6, 8)
Alexander West (track 7)
bass:
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Max Martin (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
keyboard:
Nathan Perez (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Max Martin (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Jameel Roberts (tracks 5, 9)
Andrew Wansel (tracks 1, 5, 9)
alto saxophone:
Wojtek Bylund (track 4)
horn arranger:
Mattias Bylund (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Tomas Jonsson (saxophone) (track 4)
trombone:
additional producer:
Ariana Grande (tracks 1–12)
Tayla Parx (tracks 2, 7)
Victoria Monét (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10–11)
assistant engineer:
Cory Bice (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Sean Klein (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8, 11)
Jeremy Lertola (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
assistant mixer:
John Hanes (audio engineer, mixer) (tracks 1–12)
assistant recording engineer:
Sean Klein (track 10)
background vocals:
Tayla Parx (tracks 2–3, 7, 10)
Victoria Monét (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10–11)
co-producer:
NOVA Wav (track 9)
composer:
Richard Rodgers (track 10)
engineer:
Joe Gallagher (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Billy Hickey (tracks 2–3, 7, 11)
Sam Holland (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Brendan Morawski (tracks 1–3, 7–8, 11)
lyricist:
miscellaneous support:
mixer:
Serban Ghenea (tracks 1–12)
producer:
Brian Baptiste (track 7)
Michael Foster (R&B and pop producer and songwriter) (tracks 10–11)
Nathan Perez (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Max Martin (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Charles Anderson (hip-hop producer, writer aka Charles Anderson) (tracks 3, 10–11)
Tommy Brown (tracks 2–3, 7, 10–11)
Andrew Wansel (tracks 1, 5, 9)
programming:
Michael Foster (R&B and pop producer and songwriter) (track 10)
Nathan Perez (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (tracks 4, 6, 8)
Max Martin (tracks 4, 6, 8)
Charles Anderson (hip-hop producer, writer aka Charles Anderson) (tracks 3, 10)
Tommy Brown (tracks 2–3, 10)
Andrew Wansel (tracks 1, 5, 9)
publisher:
Victoria Monét (track 11)
Andrew Wansel (tracks 1, 5, 9)
recording engineer:
Billy Hickey (track 10)
Brendan Morawski (track 10)
vocals:
Ariana Grande (track 1)
writer:
Brian Baptiste (track 7)
Kevin Briggs (track 12)
Brittany Coney (track 9)
Michael Foster (R&B and pop producer and songwriter) (tracks 10–11)
Joseph Frierson (track 5)
Mary Frierson (track 5)
Ariana Grande (tracks 1–12)
Nathan Perez (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Ilya Salmanzadeh (Salmanzadeh) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Kandi Burruss (US R&B singer-songwriter, actress & record producer Kandi Burruss) (track 12)
Kimberly Krysiuk (tracks 10–11)
Kennedi Lykken (track 5)
Savan Kotecha (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Max Martin (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Njomza Vitia (tracks 10–11)
Tayla Parx (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10–11)
Priscilla Renea (tracks 1, 5)
Jameel Roberts (tracks 1, 9)
Charles Anderson (hip-hop producer, writer aka Charles Anderson) (tracks 3, 10–11)
Tommy Brown (tracks 2–3, 7, 10–11)
Justin Tranter (track 5)
Victoria Monét (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10–11)
Andrew Wansel (tracks 1, 5, 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Republic Records (a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (2018) (tracks 1, 11)
Republic Records (a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (2019) (tracks 2–10, 12)
produced for:
MXM Productions (tracks 4, 6, 8)
publisher:
1114 Sounds (track 9)
Air Control Music (track 12)
District 4-12 (tracks 3, 10–11)
EMI April Music (track 12)
GrandAriMusic (tracks 1–12)
Gye Nyame Music (tracks 1, 9)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 5)
Kandacy Music (track 12)
Kobalt (publisher) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
MXM (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
OWSLA (track 10)
Polk St. Music (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Since The 80s, LLC (track 7)
Songs of Universal, Inc. (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Sony/ATV Allegro (tracks 1, 9)
Taylor Monet Music (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10–11)
Universal Music Group Corp. (tracks 1–12)
Victoria Monet Music Publishing (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10)
W.B.M. Music Corp. (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1, 5)
Warner Chappell (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 5, 9)
Wolf Cousins (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
Avex Music Publishing (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 10–11)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Jungle City Studios in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–11)
MXM Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 4, 6, 8, 12)
The Record Plant (aka “Record Plant” Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 2, 7, 10–11)
edits:
thank u, next (clean) by Ariana Grande (track 11)
has remixes:
samples:
It Makes Me Ill by *NSYNC (track 12)
part of:
is based on:
My Favorite Things (The Sound of Music) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Thank u, Next (track 11)
later versions:
recording of:
7 rings (track 10)
NASA (track 3)
bad idea (track 6)
bloodline (track 4)
fake smile (track 5)
ghostin (track 8)
imagine (track 1)
in my head (track 9)
make up (track 7)
needy (track 2)
thank u, next (track 11)

Release

executive producer:Scooter Braun
Ariana Grande
legal representation:Aaron Rosenberg
mastering:Randy Merrill (engineer)
photography:Alfredo Flores
phonographic copyright by:Republic Records (a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (2019)
mastered at:Sterling Sound (split/relocated to Nashville and Edgewater studios in 2018, but NY studio planned to reopen in 2019) in New York, New York, United States
part of:Apple Digital Masters
purchase for download:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id1450330588 [info]