Shawn Mendes Hints at Camila Cabello Split in ‘When You’re Gone’


Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello at the forty seventh Annual American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 24, 2019.
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Another unhappy banger for the books. Shawn Mendes launched a brand new tune referred to as “When You’re Gone,” and followers can’t assist however assume that it’s about his cut up from Camila Cabello.

“You never know how good you have it / Until you’re starin’ at a picture of the only girl that matters,” learn the lyrics to the primary verse of the monitor, which the Canadian crooner, 23, dropped on Thursday, March 31. “I know what we’re supposed to do / It’s hard for me to let go of you / So I’m just trying to hold on.”

The “In My Blood” singer and the “Havana” songstress, 25, referred to as it quits in November 2021 after two years collectively. “Hey guys, we’ve decided to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever,” the previous couple wrote in a joint Instagram assertion at the time. “We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends. We so appreciate your support from the beginning and moving forward.”

Mendes debuted “When You’re Gone” earlier this month whereas performing at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The Grammy nominee performed the tune close to the top of his set, delighting followers in the viewers and social media customers anticipating extra new music. “Shawn’s new song got me crying,” one Twitter consumer wrote at the time alongside a clip of the efficiency.

“I don’t wanna know what it’s like when you’re gone,” learn the lyrics for the refrain of the brand new monitor. “I don’t wanna move on / I don’t wanna know what it’s like when you’re gone for good / You’re slipping through my fingertips / A little bit, by a little bit / I didn’t know that loving you was the happiest I’ve ever been.”

Earlier this month, the “Stitches” singer opened up about dealing with the aftermath of the cut up, noting that he didn’t “realize” which issues can be totally different as soon as he was single.

“When you’re, like, breaking up with someone and you think it’s the right thing. You don’t realize all the s–t that comes after it,” Mendes stated in March 2022 through a social media clip from his studio classes, referring to the brand new music he penned after his cut up from Cabello.

“Which is like, ‘Who do I call when I’m in a panic attack? Who do I call when I’m f–king on the edge?’ And I think that’s the reality that kind of hit,” he stated in a social media clip from his studio classes. “It’s like, ‘Oh, I’m on my own now.’ Now I feel like, finally, I’m actually on my own and I hate that, you know? That’s my reality.”

Cabello, for her half, broke her silence in regards to the cut up in an interview with Zane Lowe earlier this month. “As I get older, the priorities shift,” the previous Fifth Harmony member defined. “And I feel like that was that way for both of us. Because we both started so young too, it’s like we’re really learning how to be healthy adults.”

The “Crying in the Club” singer went on to say that she and her ex-boyfriend are nonetheless on good phrases. “I love Shawn and I feel like there is literally nothing but love for him,” she defined.

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