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Rihanna's new single

A look at ”Russian Roulette,” the first single from the upcoming album ”Rated R”

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On Oct. 20, Rihanna (at her video shoot in NYC) debuted ”Russian Roulette,” the lead single from her Nov. 23 album Rated R — and, well, it’s no ”Umbrella.” Instead, she delivers a theatrical, almost dirgelike ballad with bleak couplets like ”As my life flashes before my eyes/I’m wondering will I ever see another sunrise.” Hmmm. What could that be a reference to?