After a two years hiatus, Shawn Mendes is back with his highly anticipated fourth studio album titled Wonder, motivated by romance with girlfriend Camila Cabello.
“It was the first time I had the chance to even think about someone more than me,” he explained. “It was the first time I had enough space in my heart and my head that wasn’t so consumed about how many people were caring about what I was doing or how many likes, streams, whatever you want to call it. I had all these ideas about what I wanted to sound like and what I wanted to be like.” He told Apple’s Zane Lowe.
The album serves as the follow-up to his 2018’s self titled project and features guest appearances from Justin Bieber on a previously released track ‘Monster.’
“I’m still trying to know myself,” he says, “but that’s the beauty of it. This [album] is like an audio scrapbook. It shows the things I thought about—how fearless I was, but also how scared I was.” Shawn Mendes say. We hope this project helps you connect more with him.
Listen to wonder below.
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