USA Today | 12/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
Shakira revels in fierce womanhood on 'She Wolf'
Dec 1--Ask Shakira about the canine title of her new album, She Wolf, and a decidedly feline smile sweeps across her face.
Mind you, Shakira, 32, felt free enough back in 2005 to call her last album Oral Fixation Vol. 2. (The Spanish-language companion, Fijacion Oral Vol. 1, arrived the same year.) But she says She Wolf was "written more from a woman's perspective. That's because I feel more like a woman now, and more like the owner of my life."
That's partly because of age and experience. "I have wonderful friends who are still looking for the right man. I see the struggles women face, trying to be good professionals, to be girlfriends and mothers, to look good and do their jobs well. Dealing with all the pressures and demands from society, it's not easy."
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