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  • -Yeah!

  • -Hey! -Look at you, bud.

  • Thank you so much for being here, man.

  • I love your quarantine hair.

  • -Thanks. It's getting long.

  • -Is this the longest you've ever had it?

  • -This is, by far, the longest I've ever had it.

  • I was in ponytail -- I'm in ponytail territory.

  • Not to trigger people about the ponytail.

  • It's gonna hang down for now, but...

  • -[ Laughs ] Where are you right now?

  • -I'm at my girlfriend's house in Miami,

  • and that's her dog barking, if you hear.

  • He's a Pomeranian. This is home.

  • This is home. -Really?

  • -Yeah.

  • -Have you been quarantining with Camila's family?

  • -Camila. Yeah, I have been.

  • And, you know, it's funny. At first, when I got here,

  • it was, like, the beginning of the album process,

  • and I was, like, in a full panic state.

  • I was like, "There's no way I'm going to make music.

  • This is gonna be impossible." -Yep.

  • -But, like, a week goes by, and you start cooking eggs

  • in the morning, and you start doing laundry

  • and taking dogs for a walk, and you have a coffee mug

  • that you've used the same one every day,

  • and it just becomes, like, really nice.

  • -Yeah. -Becomes nice.

  • -I mean, I guess you've been -- -Which sounds so normal

  • for everyone else, but it's very abnormal for me.

  • -Well, you've been working since you were 15

  • or something like that? -I was 15,

  • and I basically have been living in a hotel room since I was 15.

  • So, it's been nice, man. It's been really nice.

  • -I want to talk about the new album, "Wonder."

  • I love the cover, by the way. -Thanks.

  • -It comes out December 4th, but the single is out now,

  • and you're performing it later tonight.

  • How did you come up with the cover?

  • -I mean, you know, I was in Miami.

  • That's where I am a lot of time now.

  • So, I was in Miami, and we were out on the water,

  • and I just got the final mix of the song back,

  • so I was playing it on the boat that I was on.

  • And all my -- Not all my friends.

  • Like, three and four of my friends

  • and Camila were on the boat.

  • And the song was playing, and we --

  • It's just, like, the skies opened up,

  • and it started pouring down. -Yeah.

  • -This is, like, my biggest fear is deep water.

  • So, we all jumped off the boat in the middle of ocean.

  • Probably was near land,

  • but I'm just gonna say it was in the middle of the ocean.

  • But in the middle of the ocean, and it was pouring rain,

  • and I looked around, and that was kind of the essence.

  • So, you could say that that was either done

  • in the middle of the ocean, or in a parking lot in L.A.

  • It's up to you how you want to decide

  • what that photo actually is.

  • -I just know that feeling, and I just think it's so cool.

  • It's, like, so kind of free, almost.

  • That's what it feels like. -Totally.

  • And, you know, I mean, I feel like this time around,

  • you know, I think especially with the quarantine,

  • I had a real moment to find some stillness

  • and just be quiet with myself,

  • and also find some confidence

  • with my work that I was doing, you know?

  • There was a real place inside of me that was scared

  • of saying something wrong or doing something wrong,

  • or, like, saying the wrong thing.

  • And I think that, after kind of chilling out

  • and reflecting a bit, I found this place where I realized,

  • like, when we're talking about matters of the heart,

  • you don't have to be an expert.

  • And the whole album became about this freedom,

  • this, like, thing of, like, not being afraid

  • of talking about things that you morally know are right or wrong.

  • And it allowed me to just open up.

  • And that's what the whole video looks like.

  • That's what the artwork looks like.

  • That's what the music sounds like.

  • It's just -- It's internal freedom.

  • -I want to talk about the music, 'cause I think --

  • There's horns, there's different sounds in here.

  • I'm like, "Oh, I want to know who inspired that."

  • Like, "What was that? What was that one?"

  • -I came back off tour, and my sister, who is 17 now,

  • who's really cool, and she's, like, way cooler than me now.

  • I mean, there's like -- for some reason, when girls become 17,

  • they're like aesthetically -- they know how to do everything,

  • and they're just the coolest person in the world.

  • So, I was like, "What are you listening to?"

  • And she played me Frankie Valli, "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You."

  • -Really? -Yeah, totally.

  • And it just kind of set me off.

  • And the whole album was, like, brass, '60s drums.

  • I got super into The Beach Boys.

  • And my parents didn't listen to a lot of The Beatles growing up,

  • so I started discovering The Beatles really

  • for the first time, and it was pretty magical.

  • So, that's kind of sonically where it all came from.

  • -Is it intimidating when -- You're working on this album.

  • Camila's there. -Mm-hmm.

  • -Do you go, like -- Is it embarrassing,

  • or do you go like, "All right, here's this song.

  • I think it's a good song."

  • Or is it like, "Can you help me on this?"

  • Or what is it like? -I mean, you have --

  • You have, like, I think -- I think you have two choices.

  • You can either, like, hide everything from her

  • and just, like, wait till the end type thing,

  • and you can decide, or, like, what I did was, like,

  • from the very beginning, I told her my thesis statement

  • of what I wanted the album to be.

  • And it was the best thing I did,

  • because there's always a point halfway through a project

  • where you're like, "This is garbage.

  • This is the worst thing I've ever done.

  • Everything is not -- It doesn't sound good.

  • I don't know what I'm doing."

  • And that's when you need that support to be like, "No.

  • Stick with the idea, because the idea is beautiful,

  • and it's gonna turn out."

  • And I probably would've been discouraged enough to, like,

  • move into a different world, sonically,

  • if I didn't have her kind of backing me the whole time.

  • So, I'm thankful for that.

  • -Yeah, I think she knows what she's doing, too.

  • -She knows what she's doing.

-Yeah!

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