Baby
by Clean Bandit (featuring Marina & Luis Fonsi)

Album: What Is Love? (2018)
Charted: 15

Songfacts®:

  • Clean Bandit team up with Welsh singer Marina (formerly Marina and the Diamonds) and Puerto Rican star Luis Fonsi for this Latino-fused banger. Marina handles the bulk of the vocals while Fonsi contributes a verse in Spanish.
  • The song is about a long-lost love.

    I was young, didn't know 'bout love
    You were wild, couldn't get enough
    Gave my heart to another lover
    Don't know how I ever let you go


    Marina reminisces on the fiery romance, which she ruined after giving herself to someone else. The Welsh singer regrets her actions, but ultimately concludes it was for the best as she is now with someone else.
  • This is Clean Bandit's first collaboration with Luis Fonsi. However, the English trio previously teamed up with Marina on their 2017 gloomy, disco-tinged anthem "Disconnect," which they originally performed two years earlier at Coachella.
  • The song's music video shows Clean Bandit's Grace Chatto getting married to Luis Fonsi. However, we see that Chatto is still pining for her old flame played by Australian singer Starley. Marina portrays a friend of the bride who witnessed the past romance between the two women during a summer camp.

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