You know Jay Sean best as the fresh-faced pop/R&B up-and-comer who launched himself into the top 10 of the Hot 100 with both of his first two singles -- including his current tag-team hit with rappers Lil Jon and Sean Paul, "Do You Remember." You know The Script as the energetic Irish rockers who opened for U2 and Paul McCartney last summer. With this week's Mashup Monday, get ready to hear Jay Sean as you've never heard him before: bringing his smooth vocals -- plus acoustic guitar and backup singers! -- to The Script's hit "The Man Who Can't Be Moved."
"Because I take songwriting so seriously and because I'm such a fan of beautifully written songs, there's something about [The Script's] genre of music where storytelling is easier than it is in R&B or pop," Sean says of why he wanted to stray from his usual sound to cover the rock band. "They can just be so honest with their lyrics. 'The Man Who Can't Be Moved' [is] just genius."