Charlie Puth explained the song's story to AT40
: "I wrote it with my friend David Brook, and kind of like how beautiful and then there's you
, can't find the word to describe someone who is even more so than beautiful, that's kind of in the same vein too. 'Some Type of Love,' I don't know what this feeling is, some type of love, and it just sounds really good when you say it, 'Some Type of Love.' Just like that."