Who wrote 'Monster'? Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes collab has fans saying personal lyrics 'shattered hearts'
Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes also dropped the music video for 'Monster' sending fans into a frenzy
Two of the biggest music superstars on the planet, Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes, have collaborated for the track 'Monster' which was released worldwide on Friday, November 20. The Canadian pop stars had teased the collaboration earlier sending their fans into a frenzy. Now the music video and single for 'Monster' has officially released. You can watch it below.
Fans couldn't stop discussing the lyrics which has Justin looking back at his fame at a young age and how it impacted his life. One fan, crediting the writers, wrote, "'Monster' was written by Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, Adam King Feeney, Ashton Simmonds & Mustafa Ahmed!" while another, quoting Justin's lines, said, "Justin: 'I was 15 when the world put me on a pedestal/I had big dreams of doing shows and memories'."
A fan, also quoting the song, wrote, "THEN AM I THE MONSTER/JUST LET ME KNOW/PLEASE JUST LET ME KNOW/PLEASE DONT LET ME FALL/OH PLEASE DONT LET ME FALL... 'Monster'"
A fan added, "'I take responsibility for everything I’ve done holding it against me like you’re the holy one' NAH I DONT THINK Y'ALL HEARD HIM RIGHT!!! REREAD THAT CUZ JUSTIN SPEAKING FACTS" while one more expressed, "'But what if I, what if I trip?/What if I, what if I fall?/Then am I the monster?' OKAY JUSTIN MAYBE YOU ARE THE 'MONSTER'," and another fan said, "Justin Bieber's verse in 'Monster'. That's it. That's the tweet."
Another wrote, "from " i will catch you if u fall" to " what if i fall"...my heart just shattered #MONSTEROUTNOW"
“I take responsibility for everything I’ve done holding it against me like you’re the holy one” NAH I DONT THINK YALL HEARD HIM RIGHT!!! REREAD THAT CUZ JUSTIN SPEAKING FACTS #Monster pic.twitter.com/wleQe4NDts— tiana ♡ | 56 (@G0LDENWDW) November 20, 2020
'Monster' has been written by Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber along with Daniel Caesar and Mustafa the Poet, and the song's producer Frank Dukes. It is the second single from Shawn's upcoming fourth studio album 'Wonder' (2020). 'Monster' follows the lead single 'Wonder' which was released on October 2, 2020. It is the first collaboration between Shawn and Justin.
Shawn's album is set to be released through Island Records on December 4, 2020. It'll be his fourth album and the follow-up to 2018's 'Shawn Mendes'. Justin last released 'Changes' in February 2020 and later in the year dropped the singles 'Holy' (featuring Chance the Rapper) and 'Lonely' with Benny Blanco. His last feature was a collaboration with 24kGoldn, J Balvin, and Iann Dior for 'Mood (Remix)'. Justin is expected to release his sixth studio album soon.