Auburn musician Luke Mock will take his first step into a new "Universe" on Friday when he releases his debut single.
"Universe" was inspired by the thought of losing someone important to forces beyond your control, according to a press release. The song will be available on Apple, Amazon, Google, Spotify and other platforms.
The 18-year-old singer-songwriter counts Shawn Mendes, Nick Jonas and John Mayer among his influences. In an interview with The Citizen last year, Mock described his style as simply "modern."
"When I write songs, I never really have a style in mind," he said. "I get an idea and I put it to paper."
Mock has also been a longtime participant in local nonprofit music collective Perform 4 Purpose, helping it raise more than $200,000 for good causes.
Though he's performed on YouTube during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mock is eager to return to the stage as soon as venues can open again.
For more information, visit lukemock.com.
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