‘Side To Side’ Deconstructed

Released in August 2016, Side To Side was the third single released from Ariana Grande’s third studio album, Dangerous Woman. Co-written by an all-star team of hitmakers, one of whom is Max Martin, Side To Side possesses an array of standout features that contributed to its success. To name a few, the song features a clever dual narrative, possesses an engaging blend of traditional Reggae and contemporary influences, and contains two bridges that provide an infectious twist by the song’s featured artist, Nicki Minaj.

Since its release, Side To Side has charted in the Top 10 on over 20 charts throughout the world.

Side To Side Deconstructed takes a deep dive into the songwriting and production techniques that helped make the song a global hit.


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