Shawn Mendes is coming clear!
The 19-year-old singer-songwriter is featured on not one, however two, covers for Wonderland journal’s summer time concern, the place he is opening up about his battle with anxiousness, newly-released third studio album and the stress of sustaining his squeaky clear picture all through his trip to the highest.
So how has the ultra-talented musician discovered a option to stay pop’s golden boy?
“I believe I have been actually fortunate to have a very good basis of individuals round me… I am only a regular particular person and no person talks me up an excessive amount of,” he explains. “Assist is there whenever you want it, however not when it isn’t wanted. I believe it is actually vital to maintain your ft on the bottom. You by no means know although, give it a pair extra years and also you could be taking again every thing you simply mentioned.”
Whereas he hasn’t misplaced his footing simply but, Mendes says his rebellious facet might come out sooner or later.
“I imply, I have not had an opportunity,” he jokes. “I simply want just a few years! Do not jinx me!”
The Canadian native additionally provides deeper perception into his choice to reveal his anxiousness points on the brand new album.
“It was completely terrifying, I used to be considering, what if individuals say, ‘Why is he making unhappy songs? We like his songs about love.’ I used to be terrified, then I realized it isn’t about that,” he shares with Wonderland. “The day after it got here out, I began getting messages from followers, mates and household about how vital it was to them. You realize, I could not be happier.”
Mendes takes his duty as a task mannequin to his thousands and thousands of followers critically, including, “I want you may be me for a few hours. You by no means really perceive the magnitude of the individuals you are affecting whenever you write one thing on-line
“I do not suppose that ever clicks with you as a result of it is not possible to image speaking to 30 million individuals. That is being mentioned, I do give it some thought. I do not put up dumb shit on-line and I course of that social media is affected by unfavourable stuff. If I will add to it, I will make it constructive. That is my rule,” Shawn remarks.
Learn Shawn’s total interview with Wonderland when it hits newsstands this Friday.