Shawn Mendes Reveals New Album Title, Release Date – Variety
He also shared a letter to Twitter and Instagram filling fans in on the process that went into writing the album.
“It really feels like a piece of me has been written down on paper and recorded into song,” his post reads. “I tried to be as real and as honest as I’ve ever been. It’s a world and a journey and a dream and an album I’ve been wanting to make for a really long time.”
The website made to pair with his announcement allows users to pan through a room filled with an odd assortment of items strewn about: a setlist, a cassette tape, picture frames, packages, a bare mattress and more. Many of the items can also be click on, bringing fans to a virtual shop to preorder the items or signing them up for to receive community messages from a phone number saved under Mendes’ name.
In the trailer, the artist can be seen laying on the mattress and walking through the room before opening a window and being transported to a beach.