Less than a year ago, the
"I think in that period, we went through a lot, both in our personal lives and musically," Nick told MTV News of the stretch between albums. "And also we had a lot of music in our hearts we just wanted to share. We're really happy with this album."
This time around, Nick, Joe and Kevin relied heavily on their personal lives when it came time to write the tracks. These songs include Nick's duet with
And the guys say they're comfortable with fans dissecting their love lives while listening to the songs. "Absolutely!" Joe said. "I think that will happen until we're 60 years old."
Kevin agreed, saying, "For us, it's about personal experiences."
"I think even the songs that talk about previous relationships really are pointed towards the fans in the end," Nick added. "They're the best and they're the reason we're doing what we're doing."