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  • "Beating My Heart" from OK Now
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  • "Beautiful Disaster" from Indiana
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  • "For You From Me" from Indiana
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  • "Industry" from Indiana
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  • "Summer Is Over (feat. Sara Bareilles)" from Promising Promises
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    Born and raised in Anderson, Indiana, singer/songwriter Jon McLaughlin began taking classical piano lessons at an early age. Though he lost interest in the instrument during high school and was side-lined by an accident that injured both wrists, he rediscovered his talent during senior year and began incorporating his piano skills into soulful pop music. McLaughlin enrolled in the music program at Anderson University, where he studied piano and spent his free time writing songs. Eventually, he won a school competition that allowed him to release his self-titled debut album in 2004.

    A follow-up EP, Songs I Wrote And Later Recorded, came out the following year, and McLaughlin was soon given the opportunity to audition for three major labels. One such label, Island, signed him to its roster, which led to the nationwide release of Indiana -- an album that included re-recorded versions of two songs from his first effort -- in 2007. Later that year, McLaughlin's profile received an extra boost when he contributed an Oscar-nominated song, "So Close," to the Disney film Enchanted. He also performed the song during the 2008 Academy Awards Ceremony and used the resulting momentum to drum up support for his third studio album, OK Now.

    McLaughlin parted ways with Island after the release of OK Now. In 2011, he rallied with the self-released Forever If Ever. The album gained enough good word of mouth that he wound up with a contract with Razor & Tie, who added a couple of tunes to Forever If Ever and released it under the title Promising Promises. Two years later, the all-new Like Us appeared on Razor & Tie.
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    omg'sh! imagine my surprise when i clicked on newreleasetuesday.com this morning and saw and article about jon mclaughlin! LOVE HIM and his music! always looking for positive tunes and lyrics (accompanied by talent, of course) and this man delivers. his new album is very refreshing, not overly produced, and i like it as much as i liked his first one.

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