Jana Kramer has revealed details about her sophomore album, Thirty One.

The follow-up record to Kramer's self-titled debut album, Thirty One is all about the singer -- who turned 31 in December -- and who she is as a woman and artist.

"I want this title to be strong; I want this title to be me," she tells USA Today. "I want this title to somehow portray the woman that I am. There's no other way of saying that than 31.

"In my mind, 31 shows strength, confidence and grace," Kramer adds. "That's exactly who I feel like I am as a person and what I've been through in my life."

Thirty One is set for release on Oct. 9 on Warner Bros.; the new album boasts 11 songs, including Kramer's current single, "I Got the Boy." The Michigan native co-wrote six of the tunes, and she admits that it was difficult to decide on songs -- especially when she didn't write them -- but she kept the song's relatability at the forefront of her mind.

"... Sometimes songwriters can just say it better than the way that I said it,” Kramer reveals. “So, at the end of the day, whatever song portrays 100 percent the true emotion, that’s going to win, regardless of whether I wrote it or not.”

In June of 2014, Kramer released "Love," which was billed as her sophomore album's first single; however, there is no word on if the song made the final cut, as a complete track listing is not yet available. Thirty One may also include a collaboration with Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, on a song called "Bullet."

“He heard the song and wanted to put his vocals on it,” Kramer explains. “It’s a really fun song. It’s basically just saying that I dodged a bullet getting out of a relationship. I think we can all relate to that.”

Kramer took her time on Thirty One and says, confidently, "With this album, it's everything I've ever wanted to say."

In May, Kramer married former NFL player Michael Caussin, and the couple recently announced that they're expecting their first child early next year.

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