Rihanna - Rated R
NME.COM feature on Rihanna - Rated R album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 23 November 2009
Her torrid personal life firmly behind her, the R&B vixen comes out all guns blazing
Before we begin, let’s get this straight: this is not a record about Chris Brown . It is a record influenced by Chris Brown, but it’s not about him. In a recent interview with Radio 1, Rihanna explained that going into the studio “was my peace and… my place to vent.” See that possessive adjective? This album is as much about her and not about him as its title suggests. Lead...
- Dec 3, 2009
Tracklisting click track to read more
- Mad House
- Wait Your Turn
- Stupid In Love
- ROCKSTAR 101
- Russian Roulette
- Fire Bomb
- Rude Boy
- Te Amo
- Cold Case Love
- The Last Song
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Rihanna - Rated R: Wikipedia Album Entry
Rated R is the fourth studio album by Barbadian R&B singer Rihanna, released November 23, 2009 on Def Jam Recordings in the United States. The album's first single "Russian Roulette", written and produced by Chuck Harmony and singer-songwriter Ne-Yo, was released on October 20, 2009. The album sold 181,442 in its first week of release in the U.S., making it her highest selling week ever. It is Rihanna's first album to come with a Parental Advisory warning label. However, in the UK, only the edited version of the album was released. The album has already been certified Gold in three countries, the UK, Australia and Poland.
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