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Global superstar Selena Gomez will release her debut solo album “Stars Dance” on July 23. It's an album that might be a little more personal than the music she’s released in the past.
“My process for this record was I would call the writers myself and talk to them individually and explain to them about where I was in my life and what I wanted to perform and what I wanted to sing,” Gomez revealed to Yahoo! Canada Music. “I wrote all of the bonus tracks [that appear] on some of the records.”
Of course, there's always the difficulty of deciding how personal to get on the album, and choosing which parts of her life to keep private -- especially considering how much of the singer's life is played out in the press. But it sounds like Gomez is getting better at finding the line between the two.
“It’s hard, obviously, it’s tricky,” she said. “I love everything that I go through, even the bad. It’s experience [and] it makes me grow up. It makes me who I am. I try to [put] all of the attention on the good things, that’s just what I try to do best. Even with the ballad, it’s still beautiful, it’s still well said and it’s not really too much in detail. It’s just a nice way of being able to say, ‘This is where I am, let’s just have fun and enjoy it.’”
Before premiering the album, Gomez went to her famous musical friends Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato for their expert advice.Read More »from Exclusive interview: Selena Gomez talks about getting personal on her new album ‘Stars Dance’