Ariana Grande's 10 Realest Lyrics on 'Dangerous Woman'

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Ariana Grande performs at Wango Tango at StubHub Center on Saturday, May 14, 2016, in Carson, Calif. 

While Ariana Grande certainly sounded in command of her life on previous albums, the 22-year-old pop star brings a whole new level of realness to her just released third album, Dangerous Woman.

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As the stylistically eclectic affair veers between R&B, pop, reggae and dance, Grande gives us some of the most honest and memorable lyrics of her career to date. Some of them (like the lines on "Moonlight") put you right there in the moment with Ariana and her boo. Others, like the lyrics on "Knew Better/Forever Boy," show her getting very real about her love life -- good, bad, and everything messy in between.

Here are the 10 realest lyrics on Dangerous Woman.

"Knew Better/Forever Boy"

"Never been with a boy more than six months / I couldn't do it, got too used to it / Ain't nobody ever kept my attention"


"He's so bossy / He makes me dance / Tryna sit in the back of his whip / And just cancel my plans"


"I don’t need a phone call / Got nothing to say / Ima tell you when it's over / Got no games to play"

"Thinking About You"

"I tried to make it through the night / But I can't control my mind"

"Into You"

"A little less conversation / And a little more touch my body"

"Bad Decisions"

"Don't you know I ain't fucking with them good boys / Know you love me like ain't nobody here boy / If you want it, boy, you got it / Ain't you ever seen a princess be a bad bitch?"

"Touch It"

"Remind me why we're taking a break / It's obviously insane / 'Cause we both know what we want"

"Dangerous Woman"

"Taking control of this kind of moment / I'm locked and loaded / Completely focused, my mind is open"

"Knew Better/Forever Boy"

"Say you could turn me on / Boy, that's about it"

"Side to Side"

"Tonight I'm making deals with the devil / And I know it's gonna get me in trouble / Just as long as you know you got me" 


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