Multi-platinum singer/songwriter/producer, Charlie Puth has joined forces with three-time Grammy Award-winning duo Dan + Shay for an emotional new track titled ‘That’s Not How This Works’.
Known for giving a glimpse of his creative process to his more than 21 million followers on TikTok, Puth has been building anticipation for the release in recent months, sharing teasers of the track and fueling fan speculation about the song’s collaborators.
Produced and written by Puth and co-written with Dan Smyers, ‘That’s Not How This Works’ with Puth’s soft solo vocal accompanied by only his piano, narrating the back-and-forth of a relationship at its end, building with soft momentum as it integrates the soulful vocals and harmonies of Country duo Dan+ Shay.
The official video, directed by Phillip R. Lopez, stars singer, songwriter, and actress Sabrina Carpenter as Puth’s love interest. The story is told through a series of flashbacks that see the pair navigate the highs and lows of a young toxic relationship.