Right Back

Album: Free Spirit (2019)
Charted: 71 73
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Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Khalid communicating with a girl he's interested in. He enjoys her company and is hopeful if he plays his cards right there is the potential of romantic involvement.

    I just wanna take the time
    I know all the things you like
    Maybe if the mood is right
    We can bring it right back


    Khalid hopes that by giving the girl a good time he can create the perfect mood to bring her "right back."
  • "Right Back" was produced by the Norwegian production duo Stargate, whose numerous hit credits include Rihanna's "Diamonds," Katy Perry's "Firework" and Sam Smith's "Too Good At Goodbyes." The track was their third collaboration with Khalid, following the Texan singer's song "Stay" for The Uncle Drew Motion Picture Soundtrack and his Sun City lead single "Better."
  • The song contains an interpolation of R&B singer Joe's 1997 hit tune "Don't Wanna Be a Player."

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