Here’s Why Ariana Grande Changed Her New Song’s Title From “Pete” to “Pete Davidson”

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INDIO, CA - APRIL 20: Ariana Grande performs with Kygo onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 20, 2018 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

These are the two most pertinent facts about Ariana Grande circa 2018: She has a new album called Sweetener coming out, and she got engaged to Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson after only a few weeks of dating. Both of these stories were confirmed on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, which makes sense—Fallon used to be on SNL, and Grande is one of his regular comedic partners. But that’s not the only way the narratives converge! The album also features an interlude that, until recently, was titled “Pete.”

As it turns out, the track has been retitled “Pete Davidson,” in case listeners were confused. In a Twitter reply to a fan, Grande explained her reasoning for the decision:

i like the way it looks
i love his name and i love him
music lasts forever. it’ll outlive any tattoo, any memory, any anything, even myself so i want my love for him and how i feel to be a part of that

The album also includes a song called “R.E.M.” We will let you know if Grande switches its title to “Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and originally Bill Berry.” Look out for those when Sweetener drops 8/17, and on into eternity.

This article originally appeared on Stereogum.

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