When is Shawn Mendes going to drop new music? ‘Surprise’ no additional, as a result of the ‘Senorita’ singer simply shared a brand new video for his superb new track.

The subsequent stage of Shawn Mendes’ profession kicked off on Oct. 2. Two years after the 22-year-old Canadian singer launched his self-titled album – and a 12 months after he and girlfriend Camila Cabello, 23, unleashed their mammoth hit “Senorita” – Shawn helped renew his followers’ sense of “Surprise” with the title observe of his new album.

Shawn dropped each the track and a video for it on Oct. 2, and within the three-minute mini film, Shawn might be seen using a prepare, working by means of a forest, and throwing his fist within the air whereas trying over the ocean. Whereas standing on a cliff, a wave crashes in entrance of Shawn, leaving him soaking moist. And since he’s solely carrying a white tank high, it turns into fully see-through, so you’ll be able to see all of his muscle groups.

Shawn introduced the arrival of “Surprise” and his upcoming album by releasing a brief teaser on Sept. 30. In the 90-second video, a pair of swallows (similar to the one tattooed on his hand) fly to an open window in a secluded metropolis condo. “FAMOUS MUSICIAN GONE MISSING” reads the headline on the newspaper thrown courteously on the espresso desk. There’s an unfinished portray within the nook, the canvas displaying the visage of a person along with his again turned to the viewer. All of the whereas that the digital camera is zooming about, Shawn is enjoying the piano whereas laying on a close-by twin mattress. The trailer ends with Shawn promising to “get misplaced” in surprise.

In addition to this, Shawn shared a handwritten letter to social media. “I’ve missed you all a lot! I do know it’s been a very scary 12 months for everybody so I’m sending buckets of affection to all of you x,” he wrote. “I wrote an album. It’s referred to as ‘Surprise.’ it actually appears like a bit of me has been written down on paper and recorded into track. I attempted to be as actual and as trustworthy as I’ve ever been. It’s a world and a journey and a dream and an album I’ve been desirous to make for a very very long time. I completely find it irresistible. Thanks for being by my facet for thus a few years. I like you all a lot. That is the introduction to the album out on Dec 4th, and the primary single ‘Surprise’ is out this Friday. I hope you’ll be able to pay attention entrance to again.”

Shawn’s greatest fan chimed in along with her pleasure for this new undertaking. “The world may use some magic, magnificence, and Surprise all the time, however particularly proper now,” Camila wrote on Sept. 30 whereas additionally sharing the teaser for his new track and album. “[Shawn] what a beautiful reward to the world,” she added, whereas additionally squashing the nascent chatter that she and Shawn might need referred to as it quits. “He’s crafted this album with each final little bit of his soul, his spirit, and his essence with the purest of intentions. My love, I’m so happy with the individual you’re and I’m so excited for folks to see and listen to your coronary heart.”

To assist roll out Surprise, Shawn created an internet site (WhatIsWonder.com) that gives a 360-degree tour of the condo within the teaser. A sheet of pocket book paper hints at a potential tracklist (h/t Billboard): The Intro,” “Surprise,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Misplaced in Japan,” “Nervous,” “By no means Be Alone,” “Look Up on the Stars,” “Misplaced Ones,” “Why,” “At all times Been You,” “Monster (w/ particular visitor),” “Greater” and “Image of the Moon.” The album is due on Dec. 4, so followers should simply play this track on repeat till then.