STORY OF SONG
“safety net” featuring American singer, songwriter and record producer Ty Dolla $ign is the seventh track on Ariana Grande’s sixth studio album “positions”, which was released on the 30th October 2020. “safety net” was written by Killah B, Leon Thomas III, Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, TBHits, Ty Dolla $ign and Ariana Grande, with Keys Open Doors, The Rascals and TBHits producing the song.
“safety net” is a slow R&B that marks the first collaboration between Grande and Ty Dolla $ign. The track discusses the metaphor of a safety net, with Grande discussing a relationship that makes her feel uneasy but she always come back to. In an interview that circulated on Twitter before the album’s release, Ty Dolla $ign very briefly spoke about working with Grande and the creation of “safety net”:
“[Grande] wanted me to come through to the studio… We just wrote the song together right there on the spot. It was an honour to work with her and we got an amazing tune coming.”
There is currently no music video for “safety net”, but the audio on Grande’s YouTube channel has 6.8 million views and 227 thousand likes since its upload on the 30th October 2020.
Release Date: 30th October 2020
Songwriter/s: Killah B, Leon Thomas III, Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, TBHits, Ty Dolla $ign & Ariana Grande
Producer/s: Keys Open Doors, The Rascals & TBHits
Chart Rankings: “Safety Net” reached the debut chart position at #52 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
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