Shawn Austin is a country singer with an extraordinary voice. He often finds himself drawing comparisons to southern country rocker Chris Stapleton, and keeping with the Grammy winning artist’s laid-back vibe and honest lyricism it’s not difficult to see why. After Smith heard the Vancouver native’s supernova voice, he knew he wanted to work with him.
“I came across Shawn’s powerhouse voice when a close friend (and Shawn’s co-manager – Barry Jorgens) sent me the music demo Shawn was working on,” shares Dallas Smith, co-manager/Steelhead Music. “It was an instant…who the hell is that moment.”
I had the chance to chat with Shawn about his music, what crooner showed up to see him sing, if he’s ever been arrested and more! Have a listen;