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Shawn Mendes Releases His Highly Anticipated Album: Illuminate

Posted on September 23, 2016

Illuminate is here! Illuminate is finally here!

Days after releasing a new video for “Mercy,” Shawn Mendes finally drops his second studio album Illuminate.

And we’ve been counting down the days, for well…days.

People around the globe have been patiently waiting to get their hands on this album, and it was certainly worth the wait.

The album showcases Shawn’s growing talent as a musician, heavily focusing on his guitar-playing ability. The first track “Ruin” makes this clear. And of course. who can forget his riffs on his hit single “Treat You Better.”

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Ok but what about that voice we fell in love with in his 6-second Vines. Shawn delivers with “No Promises” and “Honest”, proving his growth as a not just a musician, but a rising star.

It’s safe to say, each song on the album is unique to the rest with it’s combination of pop music, alternative rock, and touch of blues.

Have you snagged a copy of Illuminate yet? Treat your ears by listening and let us know what you think of it in the comments below: