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|Released||May 25, 2015|
|Ariana Grande chronology|
The Remix (stylized as アリアナ・グランデ: THE REMIX) is the first remix album by American singer Ariana Grande. It features fifteen remixes of her singles from her first two studio albums: Yours Truly (2013) and My Everything (2014).It was released exclusively in Japan on May 25, 2015 and peaked at number thirty-two on the Oricon Albums Chart.
A remix album is an album consisting of remixes or rerecorded versions of an artists' earlier released material. The first act who employed the format was American singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson. As of 2007, the best-selling remix album of all time was Michael Jackson's Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix (1997).
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|1.||"The Way" (Sidney Samson Remix) (featuring Mac Miller)||5:19|
|2.||"Right There" (7th Heaven Radio Mix) (featuring Big Sean)||4:04|
|3.||"Right There" (Ralphi Rosario Radio Edit) (featuring Big Sean)||3:47|
|4.||"Baby I" (Cosmic Dawn Radio Edit)||3:59|
|5.||"Baby I" (A Director's Cut Radio Edit)||3:48|
|6.||"Problem" (Wayne G Radio Edit) (featuring Iggy Azalea)||3:08|
|7.||"Problem" (Dave Aude Twerk Edit) (featuring Iggy Azalea)||3:15|
|8.||"Problem" (Dawin Remix) (featuring Iggy Azalea)||3:25|
|9.||"Break Free" (Zedd’s Extended Mix) (featuring Zedd)||4:55|
|10.||"Bang Bang" (Dada Life Remix) (with Jessie J & Nicki Minaj)||3:35|
|11.||"Bang Bang" (3LAU Remix) (with Jessie J & Nicki Minaj)||3:06|
|12.||"Love Me Harder" (Kassiano Remix) (with The Weeknd)||3:37|
|13.||"Love Me Harder" (Gregor Salto Amsterdam Mix) (with The Weeknd)||4:15|
|14.||"Love Me Harder" (DJ Class Remix) (with The Weeknd)||3:29|
|15.||"One Last Time" (Gazzo Remix)||4:06|
|Japanese Albums (Oricon)||32|
|Japan||May 25, 2015||Digital download||Republic|
|June 3, 2015||CD|
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