Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber are tackling the downside of stardom in their new collab “Monster”!
Mendes opened up to Apple Music’s Zane Lowe about the single, explaining, “It’s about how society can put personalities up on a pedestal and watch them fall and it seems to be this entertainment thing. And it’s hard.”
Looking back, he said, “I think I was coming off the back of a couple of big songs and definitely just so driven by my ego and just feeling like something in this feels not right… This song has always resonated with me and it just never found its way out. And now all of a sudden I was listening to it one day, and I just started my involvement with Justin. It just started forming correctly in the last three months. And I called him and I was like, ‘Look, I have this song. It’s ……
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