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Watch: Bruno Mars' Locked Out Of Heaven

2012-10-16 08:54
Ahead of his latest studio album, Bruno Mars has released the official video for his first single called Locked out of Heaven.

Bruno Mars' second album is titled Unorthodox Juxebox and once again sees him melding a multitude of musical approaches to create his own distinctive sound.

Bruno Mars has sold over 5 million albums and over 45 million singles worldwide and has been hailed as one of contemporary pop's most gifted and compelling new artists.

No specific genre

Released in October 2010, Doo-Wops & Hooligans has been certified with Platinum 39 times worldwide and was greeted with both popular success and critical acclaim from all corners of the globe.

In an interview with Rolling Stones, Mars said that he didn't allow himself to get boxed in to any specific genre while recording his newest album.

"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 told Rolling Stone. "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'."

Unorthodox Jukebox
will be released worldwide on 11 December.

Take a look at the video here:

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