It’s been years since Demi Lovato released new music but the wait is almost over. The singer just revealed that her upcoming seventh studio album, Dancing With the Devil … The Art of Starting Over, will be released on April 2.
The “Here We Go Again” singer spoke to the New York Times for an interview ahead of her upcoming docuseries, also titled Dancing With the Devil. The highly anticipated docuseries, which premieres on YouTube on March 23, follows her path to and recovery following her recent overdose in 2018. Lovato slipped in a few details on her new music, including the fact that she collaborates with Ariana Grande on a song. The two linked up as Lovato began working with Scooter Braun, who also manages Grande. Grande convinced Braun to work with Lovato after going to coffee with Lovato. “She texted me: You have to take her on, this is my friend. I want to know she’s safe,” Braun told the newspaper. According to the New York Times, the song with Grande was the last addition to the album.
But the docuseries sin’t just about Lovato’s road to recovery and her new music. The singer also get candid about her queer identity “When I look back at music in the past that was more hesitant to be as open as I am today,” Lovato said, “I feel like I just robbed myself of vulnerability in some of those songs.”
According to an Apple Music listing, Dancing With the Devil … is 19 tracks in total, including Lovato’s previously released songs “Anyone” and “What Other People Say,” a duet with Sam Fischer. The album also features a track with rapper Saweetie and her previously released the songs “Still Have Me” and “Commander in Chief” in recent months. Demi’s fans can also pre-order a second version of the album, which includes an alternate album cover and two bonus songs from Target.
This is Demi’s first album since her 2017 album, Tell Me You Love Me.