Shawn Mendes




“Treat You Better” is a song recorded by Canadian singer and songwriter Shawn Mendes. It was released on 3 June 2016. Through Island Records as the lead single from his second studio album Iluminate (2016). The music video was released on 12 July 2016.  Features a storyline about an abusive relationship. The song is written in the key of B♭ minor. and has a tempo of 83 beats per minute. The music video was released on 12 July 2016. It features a plot revolving around a situation of violence between couples. The video shows a girl being abused by her boyfriend. In various situations, while Mendes hopes to be with her and struggles to understand why she prefers to be in that relationship. The video ends displaying the number for the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

Artist manager Andrew Gertler discovered Mendes online in January 2014. Bringing him to Island Records where he eventually signed and released his first single “Life of the Party” in June 2014. He is the youngest artist to debut in the top 25 with a debut song on the Billboard Hot 100. His debut studio album, Handwritten (2015). Debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart with 119,000 equivalent album units. Selling 106,000 copies in its first week.

“Something Big” was released as the second single. From the album on 7 November 2014. Eventually peaking at number 80. The third single from the album, “Stitches”. Peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100. Becoming his first top 10 single in the US. On 18 November 2015, Mendes and Camila Cabello from Fifth Harmony released their collaborative song. “I Know What You Did Last Summer”. The song was included on the Revisited reissue of Handwritten.



Discography

Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Treat You Better
Album: Illuminate
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2016)
Buy Album: £11.99 (2016)
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Don’t Be A Fool
Album: Illuminate
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2016)
Buy Album: £11.99 (2016)
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Stitches
Album: Handwritten
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2015)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2015)
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Never Be Alone
Album: Handwritten
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2015)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2015)
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: I Know What You Did Last Summer
Album:  Handwritten (Rev)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2015)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2015)
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Act Like You Love Me
Album: Handwritten (Rev)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2015)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2015)
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Life of the Party
Album: Shawn Mendes EP.
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2014)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2014)
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Title: Show You
Album: Shawn Mendes EP.
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2014)
Buy Album: £2.99 (2014 CD)

Studio albums
Illuminate (2016 Label: Island). (Handwritten (2015 Label: Island).

Reissues
Handwritten Revisited (2015 Label: Island).

Live albums
Live at Madison Square Garden (2016).

Extended plays
The Shawn Mendes EP (2014).

Singles

“Life of the Party” 2014. “Something Big” 2014. “Stitches” 2015. “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (with Camila Cabello) 2015. “Treat You Better” 2016 and “Mercy” 2016.



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