Justin Bieber’s single “What Do You Mean?” is a global smash, starting out at No. 1 on the Billboard charts and galvanizing his massive fan base. After performing it at the VMAs and debuting the video last month, Bieber has given his fans an extra treat.
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) September 8, 2015
In honor of breaking the Spotify streaming record (21 million streams in five days), the Biebs posted a video of himself singing an acoustic version of the song. In the simple black-and-white clip, he croons the love song over guitar strums, while we see footage of him skateboarding through Times Square and surfing.
While the original is more of an uptempo jam, this version helps reveal the vulnerable emotions at the song’s core.
Watch Bieber go acoustic below.