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22 October 2012, 11:04
The 'Locked Out Of Heaven' star continues to tease fans with details about his second album ahead of its release.
Bruno Mars has unveiled the artwork for his new album 'Unorthodox Jukebox'.
The singer's second studio album and follow-up to 'Doo-Wops & Hooligans' is released on 10th December.
The cover art for the album sees Bruno staring at the camera from behind a pair of cool sunglasses.
In a recent interview, Bruno said his new album had enabled him a greater level of creativity and represents his "freedom".
"This is me going into the studio and recording and writing whatever I want," he said about producing his latest record during an interview with Billboard. "This album represents my freedom."
Speaking about some of the more critical responses he's faced on his work, the Hawaiian native said some comments were "disgusting".
"I've had big record label presidents look me in the face and say, 'Your music sucks, you don't know who you are, your music is all over the place, and we don't know how to market this stuff. Pick a lane and come back to us,'" he confessed. "That was disgusting to me, because I'm not trying to be a circus act.
"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 album is preceded by the single 'Locked Out Of Heaven', which is due to be released on 26th November.