The song will appear on the soundtrack to the romantic drama 'Beyond the Lights,' due November 11th. It's about being grateful for the tough times in order to appreciate the better ones. The production on 'Grateful' is pretty bland though.
However, her vocals totally shine with the sentiment of the lyrics and it DOES make for a decent soundtrack number, nothing more, nothing less. Rita's second studio album is slated for release in early 2015.