ALL ABOUT SHAWN MATHEWS
Shawn Mathews is a 21-year-old multi-talented musician blending cross-genre elements to channel a distinctive sound, fusing pop, indie, and R&B. Powered by strong basslines, memorable guitar riffs, innovative instrumentals, and vibrant synths, 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 landing him articles and placements from sources such as Lyrical Lemonade, Fashionably Early, A1234, Qore Music and more.
At the beginning of 2021, Mathews released his first single of the year, Sunshine The single was featured on several Spotify Editorial Playlists such as Good Vibes, young & free, Study Break, Fresh Finds: Pop, Fresh Finds, and Jasmine and has over 750k streams to date just on Spotify alone. Earmilk called Sunshine a sun-kissed anthem and an all-year-round bop with its elevating qualities.
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.