Lost In Paradise

Album: Unapologetic (2012)
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  • Rihanna finishes her seventh studio album, Unapologetic, with this bouncy Stargate produced track, which finds her aiming for positivity despite past heartbreaks. "When people listen to my new album I want them to walk away with a spirit of hope," she told Vogue. "A light spirit. That's the place I'm in and I want them to see that and I want them to feel that."
  • The song was co-produced by English dance/ hip hop singer and producer Labrinth. Rihanna and the UK hitmaker worked on the track when she came to London earlier in 2012 to work on new material. As well as collaborating with rapper Tinie Tempah on his UK top 3 hits "Pass Out" and "Frisky," Labrinth has recorded several successful singles under his own name, including the chart-topping "Beneath Your Beautiful".
    Speaking with the Daily Record, Labrinth revealed that the Bajan Beauty was "difficult" to work with. He said: "I've finished working with Rihanna on some of her album... It was difficult but we got through it." Pressed as to what was difficult about the experience, the British record producer replied enigmatically: "It was just difficult."

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