Eminem says his new album 'Revival' is diverse enough to appeal to all.

The 'Not Afraid' hitmaker spent over a year writing and working on the highly-anticipated LP - including scrapping earlier material to make way for fresher songs - and he feels it is a fair representation of himself as a person at the moment.

Speaking to Sir Elton John for Interview Magazine, he said: ''I've been working on it for over a year. You know how it is - you make songs, and as you make the new ones, the old ones get old and you throw them out.

''The album is called 'Revival'. It's a reflection of where I'm at right now, but also I feel like what I tried to do was diversify. I've tried to make a little something for everyone.''

Opening up candidly about his process as a songwriter, Slim Shady - whose real name is Marshall Mathers III - admitted some of his albums and songs in the past have left a bit to be desired, compared to some of his stronger material.

However, he suggested that's simply part of what drives him, revealing he works on almost 50 tracks for each album, and makes sure each one is better than the previous to earn its keep on the finished product.

He explained: ''You're not going to hit it every single time, and that's why, when I record an album, I do probably close to 50 songs.

''Each song I record has to get better. If it's not better than the last song that I made, it'll usually linger for a couple of months, and then it'll be put on the backburner, and then there'll be another song that I do, and then it often doesn't make it on the album.''

'Revival' is released on December 15.