Published by Cel Manero from Global One Media, Inc.
On Thursday, the singer behind ‘Thank U, Next’ posted a message wherein she marked a decade since the release of the album that had a significant impact on her life.
A decade has passed since Ariana Grande’s debut album “Yours Truly” graced the music scene, and to commemorate this milestone, she has prepared a week of delightful surprises for her fans. The Grammy-winning artist, now 30 years old, took to Instagram on Thursday to offer a sneak peek—a fresh live rendition of her track ‘Honeymoon Avenue,’ originally from her inaugural LP. The recording session occurred in London, England.
In her post, she expressed her sentiments: “Wishing a joyful ten-year anniversary to a project that brought about profound changes in my life. My heartfelt gratitude goes to each of you for tuning in and evolving alongside me throughout this journey.” She concluded with an affectionate note, saying, “I hold eternal affection for you. :).” Grande then disclosed the particulars of the special week-long commemorative events and signed off with a tender farewell: “I trust you will relish it! Sincerely yours, ariana.”
Marking a decade since the songstress introduced her inaugural complete body of musical work on August 30, 2013, a set of six tracks has been presented in a live format, titled “Live From London.” Among these tracks are renditions of ‘Honeymoon Avenue’ and ‘Daydreamin’,’ both of which were unveiled on Friday in conjunction with the digital release of the album under the name Yours Truly Digital Deluxe Edition.
Further live performances by Grande encompass ‘Baby I,’ scheduled for release on Sunday, ‘Tattooed Heart’ and ‘Right There,’ set to be unveiled on Tuesday, and ‘The Way,’ anticipated for release on Wednesday.
The commemorative schedule additionally encompasses a two-part Q&A session. The first installment will take place on Saturday, accompanied by the release of an exclusive merchandise collection. The second part of the Q&A is scheduled for Monday.
Pre-orders for the re-recorded album in vinyl format, titled Yours Truly Deluxe Vinyl Edition, will also be accessible beginning Monday.
The artist initially disclosed the lineup for the 10th-anniversary festivities through an Instagram post on August 19. The post included a Reel feature displaying a retro television showcasing a vintage-style list outlining a week’s worth of delightful surprises.
After its launch under Republic Records, Yours Truly achieved the impressive feat of claiming the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. This achievement came after an extensive recording period spanning nearly three years.
The album, enriched with collaborations featuring notable artists such as Big Sean, Mika, Mac Miller, and Nathan Sykes from The Wanted, played a pivotal role in propelling the award-winning pop star towards her subsequent successes.