Shawn Mendes is BACK with a brand new single – If I Can’t Have You!!!

This is Shawn’s first solo release since his self-titled album, which was released last year.

 

 

During a FaceTime interview with Zane Lowe from Beats 1, Shawn explained how he’s ‘in a phase where he is testing out all styles possible.’

Shawn says, “In the last 6 months I wrote about 45 songs and they’re all over the place and different vibes. This is the one consistently every time I played for myself and for friends and family was giving people that smile.”

 

 

According to ET Canada, “When he [Shawn] first put pen to paper, he thought the song would suit Dua Lipa. Mendes was so sure he was going to send the song to the “One Kiss singer” but after playing it in the studio more and more he wasn’t sure if he could still send it off. “Though that would’ve been incredible – I said I think I gotta go all the way with this.””

So, what’s next for Shawn, besides his world tour – SNL on May 4!  Shawn told Zane he and host, Adam Sandler have been currently working on ‘bumpers’ for the May 4th episode, “They give you a script and the scripts are funny but the things he says in between are actually making me crack up and I’m like, these are what you should be using for the bumpers it’s hilarious.  I think I’m in a skit I have no idea what it is but I just got a wig fitted.  As I’m starting to realize I can own this singing thing I think I’ll fall into acting and stuff more.”

 

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