Bruno Mars Announces New Album 'Unorthodox Jukebox' Title

28 September 2012, 15:05 | Updated: 28 September 2012, 15:15

The singer's second album will be released in December and features the new song 'Locked Out Of Heaven'.

Bruno Mars has announced details of his new album 'Unorthodox Jukebox'.

The album is due to be released on 11th December and will feature the lead single 'Locked Out Of Heaven'. The song will be unveiled next Monday (1st October) during a Google hangout with the singer's fans.
"This is me going into the studio and recording and writing whatever I want," Bruno told Billboard about his new album. "This album represents my freedom."

Mark Ronson and Diplo are among the producers who have teamed up with the singer on the follow-up to his debut album 'Doo-Wops & Hooligans', which was released in 2010.

Bruno said he had tried to ensure that he had complete creative control over the sound of the new album.

Bruno Mars' new album is the follow-up to 'Doo-Wops & Hooligans':

Bruno Mars in New York

He said: "I listen to a lot of music and I want to have the freedom and luxury to walk into a studio and say, 'Today I want to do a hip-hop, R&B, soul or rock record'."

The tracklisting for 'Unorthodox Jukebox' has yet to be confirmed by the singer, but the album will include songs called 'Young Girls', 'When I Was Your Man' and 'Treasure'.