Sometimes a person opens their mouth to sing, and magic happens. It's hard to pinpoint exactly what qualities make a voice transcend the average and transfix an audience, but we know it when we hear it.
Enter Shawn Louisiana.
A video of him singing in a barbershop has gone viral and it's definitely worth a watch. He wrote on YouTube, "The older guy didn't think I could pull off a Sam Cooke song," but when he started singing "A Change is Gonna Come," he definitely proved that he could. Really well. Like, whoa.
The older guy didn't think I could pull off a Sam Cooke song #achangegonnacomewww.youtube.com
There's a reason that video has gotten nearly 7 million views on TikTok alone.
Louisiana frequently shares videos of himself just singing casually for the camera, and I don't understand why this man's talent is not more well known yet.
I mean, just listen to this "Stand By Me" cover. Like butter. Sing me to sleep, sir.
Stand By Me - Ben E. King cover #tiktokwww.youtube.com
His Instagram account says he's available to book for weddings. That's nice, but someone please get this man a record deal so we can listen to him croon all day.
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