Charlie Puth Thanks Taylor Swift After ‘TTPD’ Shout-Out – Hollywood Life


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Charlie Puth took to Instagram to thank Taylor Swift for uplifting him to launch his new track, “HERO” in a Tuesday, May 21, publish. “My new song HERO is about when you see someone you love hurting themselves, ruining the things in their life that are good, but you just can’t save them.” the 32-year-old “We Don’t Talk Anymore” artist captioned the publish together with a picture of him lounging outdoors surrounded by flowers. 

With this being his first single of 2024, “It’s one of the hardest songs I’ve ever had to write, but I wrote it in hopes that you’ve gone through something similar in your life, and that it can fill in the BLANK for you like it did for me,” Charlie continued. “I’m very excited to share my next album with you, especially this song because it’s a great representation of what’s to come.” 

“I’ve never put out a song like this before — it’s very different for me, but I want to thank @taylorswift for letting me know musically that I just couldn’t keep this on my hard drive any longer,” Charlie wrote. 

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The New Jersey native was motivated to launch “HERO” after listening to Taylor point out him on her monitor “The Tortured Poets Department” from her just lately dropped album, The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology. In the track, she sings, “You smoked then ate seven bars of chocolate/ We declared Charlie Puth should be a bigger artist.”

Since The Tortured Poets Department album dropped in April, Charlie started to trace at music being on its manner. “These last couple weeks have been really crazy for obvious reasons, but I wanted to share something with you,” he shared in a TikTok video on May 3. “Sometimes, I get a little nervous being overly honest in my music which is why this was sitting on my hard drive for a while, but I think someone [Taylor] out there was giving me a sign that I needed to release it.”

“Besides teasing the release of “Hero,” Charlie additionally promised {that a} new album was on the way in which. “So… I Declare ‘Hero’ will be out everywhere on May 24 as the first single of my new album,” he shared through social media. “Thank you for your support … you know who you are.”

A publish adopted a couple of days after, the place Charlie shared the behind-the-scenes on social media of the method in creating “HERO” from taking part in the important thing devices to recording vocals. 

The singer gave a preview of the track on May 12 through an Instagram publish the place followers have referenced the “You Belong With Me” artist in his feedback, declaring Charlie “should be a bigger artist.”


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