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Nick Jonas Releases New Single, “Chains,” Signs With Island Records

We’d be totally lying if we said we weren’t still confused by the Jonas Brothers breakup, but we have moved on to the “acceptance” phase of this traumatic event.  We hoped that Nick and Joe would at least still work on their solo music post-breakup.  Nick Jonas & The Administration is one of our favorite under-appreciated albums of all time (if you’re commanding Prince’s band at the age of 17…nothing but respect).  And as great as “Love Slayer” was, we’re still hoping to hear some of the “weird music he wrote with Robert Schwartzman” that Joe mentioned in his NY Magazine tell-all.

We’re thrilled that Nick Jonas has signed to Island Records and released his first post-breakup single as a solo artist!  Nick J really is off the chain in this new single. Listen to the track, “Chains,” below!

It’s definitely a departure from his work with the Administration, but it sounds a lot like the Jonas Brothers tracks we heard off of their unreleased album, “V,” on tour last summer.   By the way, we love how Nick just dropped his single.  No months of hype, no constant tweeting of the word “soon.”  Just music.

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Shawn Mendes Drops First Single “Life Of The Party”

Youtube sensation Shawn Mendes, who was just signed to Island Records, released his first single “Life Of The Party!”  Shawn snagged a coveted opening spot for Austin Mahone and The Vamps on tour this summer.  He’s known for his unique covers of artists like Justin Bieber and Lana del Ray, which he posts to his Youtube channel as well as his Vine account.  “Life Of The Party” is Shawn’s first original song to be released, after teasing fans with (what else) Vine and Instagram videos in recent weeks.

Watch the official lyric video below and download it now on iTunes so you can sing along on tour!

Check out all of Shawn’s upcoming dates on the Austin Mahone tour here!

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