Teddy Geiger Calls Shawn Mendes an 'Amazing Talent,' Talks New Music: 'I Want People to See Just Who I Am'

Teddy Geiger Calls Shawn Mendes an 'Amazing Talent,' Talks New Music: 'I Want People to See Just Who I Am'

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Teddy Geiger sat down with Streets Talkin to debate what followers can anticipate from her new music, how she has seen frequent collaborator Shawn Mendes develop as a musician over time, and why she determined to be so open with followers about her transition.

“I've performed a number of writing for different individuals, different tasks, and what I attempted to do with the music I'm placing out for myself is type of hold it the place I'm doing the whole lot,” the singer-songwriter and producer tells Streets Talkin, including that her forthcoming solo album LillyAnna — which she shall be releasing beneath the identify "teddy<three" — could be very a lot about what she likes and shall be a mirrored image of her preferences.

Geiger additionally chats about Shawn Mendes, who she has co-written and produced quite a few songs for over time, noting that she has beloved watching him develop as an artist.

“When I first met him, he had simply realized to play the guitar,” Geiger remembers, “And it's been loopy to see him from his first steps doing that. He's simply actually such a tremendous expertise, and it's been such a pleasure to…be there each step of the best way and see him frequently push himself to develop and study new issues.”

In the interview, the musician additionally opens up about popping out as transgender final 12 months and why she spoke so freely about her expertise.

“Being open with my followers and all people that I work with…as I'm going by means of this, I simply need everybody to be with me, and to know what's up,” she says. “There's no purpose to not, and folks wished to know, and so they had been asking questions. And so I simply got here out with the whole lot and was like, that is what's gonna be taking place and that is what's happening.”

“I need individuals to see simply who I’m,” she notes, “And give them that window into what I've been by means of, and the way this all unfolds.”

You can watch the total video interview with Teddy Geiger above.