Shawn Mendes Announces Release Date Of New Single 'Summer Of Love'
By Ginny Reese
August 9, 2021
Shawn Mendes had big news for fans around the world today. The Canadian singer-songwriter officially announced details for his new single called "Summer of Love."
Today, the "There's Nothing Holding Me Back" singer dropped the official release date with a social media post. The post showed a photo of Mendes with the words "Shawn Mendes and Tainy Summer of Love."
According to the post, fans will not have to wait much longer for the new song, either! The track will be out next week on Friday, August 20th.
Mendes wrote on Instagram:
"#SUMMEROFLOVE with [Tainy] out Aug 20th!!!! Pre-save now."
See the post below.
The artist first teased the track on Instagram a few days ago with a video. The video shows Mendes driving a convertible with the sunset in the backdrop. The radio is sneakily playing the new track in the background of the video, serenading listeners with the lyrics:
"It was the summer of love,
a delicate daydream.
And for a couple of months
it felt like we were 18."
This new single follows Mendes' 2020 album Wonder, which included the hit "Monster" with Justin Bieber.