Shawn Mendes brings a “Summer of Esteem” stuffed with nostalgia in his contemporary single, out nowadays (August 20).
The tune video depicts a practically shirtless Mendes and his pals enjoying their summer season vacation within the Balearic Islands, Spain. They cruise via highways in convertibles, splash in waves, bask below the sun, fly via boats, and drink and event their hearts out at clubs. Mendes can furthermore be seen taking half in his guitar via a window.
“It used to be the summer season of love / A smooth daydream,” he sings on the refrain of the mildly digital tune helmed by Puerto Rican producer Tainy. “And for a couple of months / It felt devour we were 18.” Mendes furthermore shouts out his hit single alongside with his girlfriend Camila Cabello, “Señorita,” within the lyric: “Calling you my señorita.”
Directed by Matty Peacock, the video used to be shot and filmed on Mallorca. Peacock previously directed Shawn’s “Shock” video, as nicely as videos for Selena Gomez, Billie Eilish, and Khalid, among others.
“I hope this track makes folk for certain be contented, free from the burden of existence, although correct for a moment,” Mendes mentioned in a assertion. “The inspiration used to be getting a couple of months off to occupy a real summer season with the folk I love. My common allotment about creating it used to be getting the opportunity to work within the studio with Tainy. It used to be a special ride connecting with him since he’s this type of dazzling artist and amazing producer.”
Tainy furthermore chimed in alongside with his appetizing ride collaborating with the 23-365 days-venerable artist. “Working with Shawn used to be so easy and for certain natural to be correct. He is a relevant musician and vocalist nonetheless with the exception of that, the energy he dropped on the studio used to be neat real so creating for certain feel gleaming tune together correct flowed,” he mentioned. “The chemistry is there and likewise that you would possibly well per chance hear it within the tune. SOL (Summer Of Esteem) has a for certain ‘summer season vibe’ for certain feel, led by major guitars and chords so I correct wished to give it extra poke and heavy bass. That paired with Shawn’s vocals made it a ideal fit.”
Mendes first teased his contemporary track on Twitter on August 4 with a rapid video of him strumming on his guitar. The tweet used to be captioned “sol,” which translates to “sun” from Spanish. Two days later, he posted a video of him using a convertible via mountains within the sunset, taking half in snippets of his contemporary track. Then on his 23rd birthday, he officially announced the track with the one’s art work.
A day sooner than the one’s launch, Mendes hosted a pop-up store in Unique York City on August 19, where followers lined as much as fulfill him and capture merchandise for the track. Followers would possibly well per chance furthermore be heard screaming with excitement.
“Summer of Esteem” is Mendes’s 2d single of 2021. He previously collaborated with Colombian singer Camilo in a remix of “Kesi.”
Mendes furthermore released his fourth studio album, Shock, serve in December 2020. It debuted No. 1 on the U.S Billboard 200 and Canadian Albums charts, with singles “Shock” and “Monster” peaking within the tip 20 of the U.S Billboard Hot 100.