Rihanna Says New Album 'Unapologetic' Has The "Spirit Of Hope" - Video

Watch the 'Diamonds' star as she opens about the meaning behind her much-anticipated new album.

Rihanna has said she wants her fans to feel a "spirit of hope" when they listen to her new album 'Unapologetic'.

The singer's seventh studio album in eight years is released on 19th November and features lead single 'Diamonds', which is available to download now.

RiRi unveiled details about her new album during a behind the scenes video of her upcoming cover shoot for Vogue magazine.

"When people listen to my new album I want them to walk away with a spirit of hope," she said. "A light spirit. That's the place I'm in and I want them to see that and I want them to feel that."

Speaking about the cover for the album, which sees Rihanna posing topless with words written across her body, she said: "I've gotten a lot more fearless, a lot free-er and a lot more comfortable with who I am.

Rihanna on the cover of Vogue:

Rihanna Vogue cover November 2012

"I've started to infuse that in my fashion as well as my music."

Meanwhile, Rihanna has unveiled the lyric video for her new single 'Diamonds'.

The star is also rumoured to have had a new tattoo over the weekend after being pictured visiting a tattoo parlour out in Los Angeles.

Watch Rihanna talking about her new album 'Unapologetic':