The wait for Justin Bieber‘s new album — one that began in earnest last April after his “album coming soon” tease at Coachella — is finally over. On Friday (February 14), Bieber released his fifth album, Changes (a.k.a. the best Valentine’s Day present ever).
Changes is the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s Purpose, and it truly does chart the changes that have happened in Bieber’s life during the past five years. Chief among them: He’s a married man now, and his wife Hailey Baldwin’s presence can certainly be felt all over the new 17-song collection. Opening track “All Around Me” finds Bieber crooning about unconditional love, he sings of two worlds colliding on “That’s What Love Is,” and on “Habitual,” he earnestly repeats, “my love for you’s habitual.”
But Changes isn’t all weighty contemplations about lifelong commitment — JB knows how to have a little fun, too. On “Come Around Me,” “ETA,” and lead single “Yummy,” horny Bieber comes out to play, and he relishes in someone making him feel “giddy” on the Travis Scott coll