Watch Shawn Mendes Serenade an Empty Madison Square Garden in 'Ruin' Video

Shawn Mendes "Ruin"
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Shawn Mendes "Ruin"

On Monday (July 18), Shawn Mendes released his video for “Ruin,” the second single from his upcoming album Illuminate.

In the video, Mendes performs the heartfelt track to an empty Madison Square Garden. The completely black-and-white video, Mendes sings, “And I’m not tryna ruin your happiness, baby/ But darling., don’t you know that/ I’m the only one for you.”

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With guitar in hand, Mendes’ video for “Ruin” takes a cue from influencers John Mayer and Ed Sheeran with a slower ballad and simplistic artistic direction.

Watch below:

Mendes’ Illuminate is due Sept. 23. The artist is set to perform his sold-out Madison Square Garden show -- this time to a crowd -- on Sept. 10. 


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