Rihanna says she desires her new album to come back out “this yr”

In a brand new characteristic for British Vogue, Rihanna was requested about the potential for a brand new album arriving this yr, regardless of simply saying that she’s pregnant along with her second youngster throughout her Tremendous Bowl halftime efficiency final weekend. Rihanna responded, “I need it to be this yr. Like, truthfully, it’d be ridiculous if it’s not this yr. However I simply wish to have enjoyable. I simply wish to make music and make movies. And I would like the appropriate background music with the visuals. I can’t simply go shoot a video to me speaking.”

Reflecting on following up an album like 2016’s Anti, Rihanna stated, “If you come off of an album like Anti… In hindsight, it truly is my most sensible album. I say that as a result of within the second, I didn’t realise it. But it surely at all times felt like essentially the most cohesive album I’ve ever made. If you break it down and also you realise this album goes from “Work” to “Kiss It Higher” to “Wanted Me” to “Love on the Mind” to “Intercourse with Me” to “Desperado”. And someway all of it matches and never for a second did you glitch?”

She continued, “It’s like a DJ’s worst nightmare. However there’s this stress that I placed on myself. That if it’s not higher than that then it isn’t even price it.”

On wanting to beat that stress, Rihanna stated, “So I realised that if I hold ready till this feels proper and ideal and higher, perhaps it’s going to maintain taking endlessly and perhaps it’ll by no means come out and no, I’m not all the way down to that. So I wish to play. And by play, I imply I’ve my concepts in my head, however I can’t say them out loud but.”