“When I got here, it was like the beginning of the album process and I was in a state of panic,” he said. “I was like, ‘There’s no way I can make music. This will be impossible.
“But because a week goes by and you start cooking eggs in the morning, you start washing and walking dogs and you like to have a coffee cup that you use the same every day and it just gets really nice,” he continued.
Mendes said the stability may sound “normal to everyone else”, but it is “very abnormal” for him, as he has mainly lived in hotel rooms since he was 15 years old.
Mendes admits to Cabello that he, too, helps him stick to his artistic mission. As he often does, he said he was worried in the middle of the project that he was “garbage.”
That was the moment when he needed encouragement to keep going, because “it will turn out.”
“I probably would have been discouraged enough to travel to another world by sound if I didn’t have her kind of supporting me all the time, so I’m grateful for that,” he said.