“Stitches” singer Shawn Mendes, whose reissued album, Handwritten Revisited, is out now, shared his top acoustic tracks exclusively with Us Weekly. See the 17-year-old’s full playlist below to find out which unplugged songs he loves!
“Why Georgia” by John Mayer: “John is a major reason I started playing guitar. This is perfection.”
“Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber: “This is one of the best cuts on his new album. It’s simple and such a great concept. I’m such a huge fan.”
“Move Together” by James Bay: “His ability to convey such raw emotion in songs is unreal. I can’t stop listening. I wish I had written it!”
“Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s: “It never gets old. One of the best, simplest songs ever. I’ve been covering this in a lot of my concerts lately.”
“Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran: “Easily my favorite song of this year. Lyrically, it’s just so amazing and so simple. Ed is the man!”
“Here” by Alessia Cara: “She’s one of the coolest new artists right now. This has been one of my favorite songs for so long now. It has such a cool vibe.”
“That Sweater” by Scott Helman: “Such a great songwriter! This song is so good and real. He put so much into it.”
“One and Only” by Adele: “One of the best songs on Adele’s last album. I just started to get back into it. It never gets old. A purely great song!”
“Apologize” by OneRepublic: “I love the piano in this song, and it’s actually the first song I learned to play on the piano. I bow down to the songwriting.”
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