Only Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez can make fall-out situations sound so dreamy. Well, this is what they did with the 2016 hit, We Don’t Talk Anymore. It was a much-anticipated collaboration of two persons with such subtle yet strong vocals. Their voices perfectly resonate with each other. We Don’t Talk Anymore was first premiered on August 2, 2016, on Buzz Feed. The next day, its music video was released on YouTube, and now is the 32nd most viewed video on YT.
Over time, it has garnered over 2.7 billion views. This song is from the 2016 album Nine Track Mind that was Charlie’s debut album.
This acoustically and passionately driven beat duet just hits the right spots. The song explores the fresh after break-up thoughts, emotions, and situations between two people. Honestly, it is just like wishing the other party the best of luck and a hint to move on. If anyone with a recent breakup will listen to it, it will surely send him or her into reflection. They would be thinking about where it all went wrong and how it was meaningful. The lovely lyrical content induces and reminisces the real longing.
How to Download Charlie Puth – We Don’t Talk Anymore (feat. Selena Gomez)
To download the song, click on the Download button that is located below this review. If you like Selena Gomez, check her out also in Taki Taki by DJ Snake.
The Song Review
We Don’t Talk Anymore drew massive critical acclaim on a global level. It went on to become Charlie’s second best-selling single and sixth for Selena Gomez. The number took the 9th spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs Chart.
Selena and Charlie’s vocals gracefully infuse with each other yet stand out distinctively. NJ.com aptly sums up the listener’s experience. It goes like “Wonderfully infectious, and feels destined for a hot radio.” This collaboration made a mark. MTV lauded the fusion of their vocals and wrote, “Blends so beautifully together.”
Charlie wrote this song in Japan. Later on, he approaches Selena to lend her magical vocals. Charlie felt that their vocals very much resonated with each other.
Moreover, Charlie thought that Selena was more relatable to this song due to her relationships. In addition, we, as the audience, sensed her emotions in her voice. Charlie shared the initial production experience with Selena with MTV, “I was playing the song for her, and she just started singing the second verse. I got chills. I was like, “Oh my God, that sounds so real. You need to sing it. And, she said yes”.
So, what is the music video all about? Find out below.
The Music Video
The music video for We Don’t Talk Anymore is one of its kind. It features Charlie Puth and Mirella Cardoso in an after-break-up phase. It shows the life happenings after the breakup and how they are trying to move on. What makes the video unique is the dual-screen feature. In the whole video, there are two screens. These two screens depict the side-by-side life of two persons simultaneously. Both of them are living different lives in totally different places. They are trying to cope up with their thoughts and emotions.
Now, this creatively thoughtful depiction is just out of this world.
We Don’t Talk Anymore Music
This song has a flowing tropical beat and is a pop beat duet. Moreover, the music sounds like a pulsating club jam. It comes in perfect accordance with the vocals of Charlie and Selena.