Charlie Puth made “most of” his new album on TikTok.
The ‘We Do not Discuss Anymore’ hitmaker, who confirmed his eponymous-titled follow-up to 2018’s ‘Voicenotes’ is now full, has revealed how he used the video-sharing platform to create the brand new songs.
Chatting with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, he mentioned: “I will name the album, ‘Charlie’. It is achieved. I’ve made most of it on TikTok. My purpose for this album is for everyone to know each tune title earlier than it comes out. I like the truth that ‘Gentle Swap’ has been teased for months, and persons are making bootlegs of it. Some producers have even taken, run it by Isotope, and brought the acapella’s, and made their very own variations of ‘Gentle Swap’. I like that. I believe music ought to be twisted and pulled in many various instructions. That was simply the purpose for this album, and I am actually excited for individuals to listen to it.”
Charlie defined how he scrapped his unique songs for the album as he did not like every of the music he was making in 2019, earlier than turning to TikTok amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
He mentioned: “I did not actually like every of the music that I put out in 2019, and I did not need to make an album of that. Did not really feel very genuine. I felt like I used to be sort of pretending to be a cool man.
“So, I scrapped that, after which, 2020, after all, occurred. It was sort of a yr of reset, however I used to be pleased of that yr of reset, as a result of I actually acquired to construct up the TikTok factor, and everyone sort of made enjoyable of me at first for focusing a lot on TikTok.”
The ‘How Lengthy’ singer added how TikTok is a “secure place” the place he can attain out and join together with his followers.
He mentioned: “It’s a secure place, and what I fell in love with initially is that persons are being quirky and weak. Even not too long ago there, as I do shopping late at night time, I noticed a child who was crying as a result of he did not get into Juilliard. I am pondering to myself, I did not get into Juilliard both. I ponder if I ought to allow them to know that generally issues find yourself the best way that they are supposed to love they did for me. And I did. I believe it made them really feel higher. It was virtually like a blanket assertion for everyone that generally rejection generally is a lovely factor, the place it leads you down a path that you just did not even know existed.”
Hearken to the total interview on Apple Music now by way of www.music.apple.com/us/put up/1606324681.