Shawn Mathews is a 20-year-old multi-talented musician blending cross-genre elements to channel a distinctive sound, fusing pop, indie, and R&B. Powered by chill acoustic soundscapes, innovative instrumentals, and vibrant synth melodies, Shawn’s music is as chameleonic as the elements influencing him to create.


Born and based in Pennsylvania, the young artist first emerged in 2019 with singles such as, “​Bad Habit​” and “​Emotional​,” later signing with his college’s label, VALE, in 2020, for the release of his debut EP, ​Blue.​ Towards the end of 2020 Mathews released two singles, “​Wanna Be​” and “​Next To Me”​ , with both being his biggest releases to date. His latest single Sunshine was featured on Spotify's Fresh Finds and Spotify Fresh Finds pop playlists.

Shawn Profile.jpg

February 3, 2021

Single - Sunshine

Featured on Spotify's Fresh Finds playlists, Sunshine is an upbeat guitar-driven song about better, happier, and sunnier days after feelings of hopelessness. Shawn's first release of 2021, the song is lyrically and sonically filled with sunshine with positivity. Do not miss the outro at the end which is one of the highlights of the track.

October 16, 2020

Single - Next To Me

Next to me is a romantic song about longing to have that special someone physically right next to you. The song has the bedroom/indie pop/rock type of feel similar to Dominic Fike, Omar Apollo, and The Wallows. Highlights include a catchy chorus, solid hook, and an old record store vibe.

October 16, 2020

Single - Wanna Be

Wanna Be is a romantic song about wanting to be with someone you love. Wanna Be includes an earworm chorus with earnest vocals. Shared on most blogs as one of the playlist favorites to close out 2020, Wanna Be is sure to become your on repeat track.

April 28, 2020

EP- Blue

Shawn's debut EP Blue is a collection of six songs ranging from pop to lofi hiphop. The album represents the shades of feeling blue and heartbroken. The EP was released as a part of VALE records, a college record label from Pennsylvania,


Single -  Bad Habit

One of his earliest singles, Bad Habit is a simple, catchy single with lyrics like You're my bad habit, I wanna be attached to you. 

February 2020

Single - Emotional

Emotional, like the name suggests an emotional song, sure to make you emotional!

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

©2020 by Shawn Mathews.