Shawn Mendes Gives Us a 'Better' Look at New Music: Watch

Shawn Mendes, 2016
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Shawn Mendes in concert at Fabrique, Milan on April 27, 2016.

During a commercial break on Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards, Shawn Mendes premiered a 10-second video teaser for a new song called "Better." 

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Now the 17-year-old wunderkind has shared an extended preview to give a "better" taste of the track with pieces of the intro and first verse. The new 21-second video is what Shazam directed users to if they searched during the first trailer. 

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It opens with modest guitar picking before growing with Mendes' own vocals, singing, "I won't lie to you/ I know he’s just not right for you." From there, it seems Mendes will present a convincing argument of how much "better" he is than the subject's current boyfriend. 

Check it out here:


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