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Shawn Mendes Shares the Exclusive Story Behind 'Perfectly Wrong'

One of the fan favorites on Shawn Mendes’ new album is the stirring piano ballad "Perfectly Wrong."

After his amazing performance at Wango Tango on Saturday, Shawn shared a secret...the song literally came together right when his team was about to consider a studio session a total loss.

They had been working all day and late into the night. They had written about three songs and didn’t like a single one.

In fact, it was 4am when his frequent collaborator, songwriter Scott Harris arrived. He quietly hopped behind the piano and started improvising a riff.

By 6am Shawn was laying down the final vocals you hear on the album.

Shawn Mendes: The Album is out now.

 

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