Shawn Mendes’ new music “When You are Gone” is about his breakup with Camila Cabello—and he made positive to run the music by her earlier than releasing it to the world.
In a brand new interview with Additional, the singer revealed that he wrote the music one month after his break up from Cabello. After years of friendship, the pair dated for 2 years earlier than saying their breakup in November 2021. “Hey guys, we’ve determined to finish our romantic relationship, however our love for each other as people is stronger than ever,” they stated on the time, per E! Information. “We began our relationship as finest pals and can proceed to be finest pals. We so respect your help from the start and transferring ahead.”
For Mendes, “When You are Gone” was all in regards to the painful transition from being in a dedicated relationship to transferring on by your self. “A month later, you type of begin having all of the reminiscences of issues that occurred, and all of the reminiscences of so many superb issues,” Mendes defined to Additional, earlier than including that he shared the music with Cabello forward of its launch on April 1. “Camila and I’ve at all times been writers for so long as we have identified one another, so we perceive what which means. And we respect what which means. And there’ll at all times be transparency between us.”
Whereas sharing the identical piece of knowledge with E! Information, Shawn Mendes bought a bit extra private about what his relationship along with his ex appears like now. “Camila heard this music months in the past, so we’ve got a very trustworthy relationship,” he stated. “I’d by no means actually put a music out about her earlier than she would hear it.”
He additionally insisted that he would not have launched the music if she did not approve it. “She is aware of me and I do know her, and in the end, we each are writers and we each know what it’s to make music and what the larger image of creating artwork is,” he stated. “We’re supportive of that, at all times.”