When the Sun Goes Down

Album: When The Sun Goes Down (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of dance-pop act Selena Gomez & The Scene's third album. Selena explained to Billboard magazine the record was named after it, "because it goes perfectly with describing the whole album and the album artwork."
  • Joey Clement, who is the bassist of The Scene as well as a member of the American band Midwest Kings, gave the song to Selena. Said the Wizards of Waverly Place star to Billboard magazine: "It's really special to my bass player, Joey, who wrote it. And I got to rewrite the bridge of it as well. It felt like we got to do that as a band."
  • The song was produced by Stefan Abingdon of UK comedy group The Midnight Beast. They are most famous for their YouTube cover-parody of Kesha's "TiK ToK,"which reached #4 on the Australian singles chart. This was the first song that Abingdon produced for another act.

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