WATCH: Shawn Mendes Covered Twenty One Pilots And It's...Different

6 January 2017, 10:29 | Updated: 26 July 2017, 17:57

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James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

Anybody order a soulful acoustic version of "Heathens"?

Canadian acoustic guitar-botherer Shawn Mendes has paid tribute to Twenty One Pilots by taking on one of Tyler and Josh's biggest hits.

Shawn decided to treat his Instagram followers to a cover of "Heathens", shot in moody black and white with plenty of soulful vocals and acoustic noodling thrown in for good measure. And it kind of works...

Check out the cover below:



A video posted by Shawn Mendes (@shawnmendes) onJan 4, 2017 at 11:44am PST


That's one hell of a riffy finish right there. We almost thought we were watching Dreamgirls for a second.

He's a talented guy, no denying that, and the reaction to the video from the Skeleton Clique seems pretty positive...





Nice job Shawn.

What do you guys think? Wanna hear a full version? Or is it just not for you? Let us know below.

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