Cheating On You

Album: Yet to be titled (2019)
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  • Over a smooth throwback track, Charlie Puth chastises himself for letting a special someone go.

    Shouldn't have been so cocky
    Shouldn't have did you wrong

    Puth goes on to detail how after breaking up with his lover, he moved on with someone new. Still, he feels connected to his ex.

    I know I said, 'Goodbye,' and, baby, you said it too
    But when I touch her, I feel like I'm cheating on you

    His new relationship simply doesn't measure up to the last.
  • Puth explained that "Cheating On You" started with the beat, which he made on Instagram. After that, he penned the lyrics and filmed the video.
  • Puth reveals on the single's cover art that he penned "Cheating On You" from his imagination rather than experience. He wrote: "This song is not about a person. It's about a feeling I've never had."


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