Musical Architecture in Charlie Puth + HAIM

Two new songs have captured the attention of your hosts—Charlie Puth’s “Attention” and HAIM’s “Want You Back.” On the surface, these two songs appear to have little in common. A closer look, though, reveals the subtle musical architecture undergirding each track, a perfect balance of symmetry and asymmetry that keeps reeling us in for more.

Songs Discussed
• Charlie Puth ft. Meghan Trainor – Marvin Gaye
• Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – See You Again
• Charlie Puth ft. Selene Gomez – We Don’t Talk Anymore
• Charlie Puth – Attention
• Haim – Want You Back
• Dvorak – Carnival Overture (United States Marine Band)