"It's just good music. It just shows that I wasn't made, I was found on YouTube and it shows people music is music. That's what you need to focus on - listening to the music. I'm an artist. I'm not - I'm a singer and I want to show people what I love to do," he said.
The Baby hitmaker, whose on-off relationship with Selena Gomez has been the subject of much recent speculation, says the record shows off his raw side.
"I wanted to basically strip it down so it's just me and an acoustic guitar. Some of it is me and a piano but most of it is just raw me. I think the fans really like it because it's just kind of how I started. I started with just me on the internet."