LONDON: Emeli Sande has revealed she is writing songs for Rihanna’s new album. The Lifted singer revealed on the red carpet at the Ivor Novello Awards that she is working with the Umbrella star on tracks to accompany her latest movie role - voicing a character in 3D animation Home. Emeli said: ‘There’s been a lot going on. I’ve been back in [the studio] with Naughty Boy, which has been amazing. ‘I’ve been writing for Rihanna’s new movie, which has been incredible. I was with Rodney Jerkins the other night. I feel now I’m back in creative mode.’–BEL

Published in The Nation newspaper on 24-May-2014