R&B star RIHANNA was overjoyed when MAROON 5 approached her to lend her vocals
to their track IF I NEVER SEE YOUR FACE AGAIN, because she is a huge fan of the
The Umbrella hitmaker has just finished filming a video for the new version
of the song – which originally featured on Maroon 5’s 2007 album It Won’t Be
Soon Before Long.
And she admits the duet was a big deal for her.
She tells MTV.com, “I always wanted to work with Maroon 5. They’re one of my
favorite bands. When they called me to do this record with them, I was so
Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine insists the collaboration worked well because
there was instant chemistry between the two artists.
He adds, “The song was basically done, but we wanted to try something
different, so we had her come in and do bits and pieces.
“It came together so quick. The only other collaboration I had done before
was with Kanye (West), and it was the same way. It sounds cheesy, but if the
magic is there, if the chemistry is there, you don’t even have to think about