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Rihanna’s eighth solo album is on the way, set to arrive later this year. For the most part, the pop star has kept quiet about the follow-up to 2012’s Unapologetic. Now the singer opens up on her goals and what to expect from her long-awaited new album.

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Catching up with MTV News while promoting the animated film Home, Rihanna spoke on going for a more soulful sound and wanting to make timeless songs she can perform 15 years from now.

I’ve made a lot of songs that are really, really big songs. And I wanted to kind of get back to—not that they weren’t real music, but I just wanted to focus on things that felt real, that felt soulful, that felt forever.”

I wanted songs that I could perform in 15 years; I wanted an album that I could perform in 15 years. Not any songs that were burnt out. I find that when I get on stage now, I don’t want to perform a lot of my songs. They don’t feel like me. So I want to make songs that are timeless.”

Currently there’s no release date for the untitled album, lead by the single “FourFiveSeconds” with Kanye West and Paul McCartney.

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