Oh, the lengths a man will go for love; literally. On his latest release “Lost In Japan,” Shawn Mendes is ready to cross the globe in hopes of wooing a potential paramour.
Over a funked-up backdrop of bass and bounce, the Canadian crooner crafts a stimulating serenade in the vein of Justified era Timberlake or pretty much anything Robin Thicke has done. You know you can’t go wrong there.
But our spellbound soloist attunes the style in his own making, falsetto-rich runs and mischievous melody leading the way. Stream the playful refrain below and grab a copy now c/o Island Records: