Rihanna says she needs her new album to return out “this yr”

In a brand new characteristic for British Vogue, Rihanna was requested about the potential of a brand new album arriving this yr, regardless of simply saying that she’s pregnant along with her second little one throughout her Tremendous Bowl halftime efficiency final weekend. Rihanna responded, “I would like it to be this yr. Like, actually, 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 want the fitting 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 mentioned, “Whenever you come off of an album like Anti… In hindsight, it truly is my most good album. I say that as a result of within the second, I didn’t realise it. But it surely all the time felt like essentially the most cohesive album I’ve ever made. Whenever 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 by some means 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’s not even price it.”

On wanting to beat that stress, Rihanna mentioned, “So I realised that if I maintain ready till this feels proper and ideal and higher, possibly it’s going to maintain taking without end and possibly 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.”