Shawn Mendes & Khalid’s “Youth” Explained | Song Stories

Shawn Mendes unleashed the third single from his upcoming, self-titled album in May 2018, and it features rising El Paso, Texas singer Khalid. “Youth” is an uplifting, triumphant song, but it draws inspiration from some dark events: a pair of terrorist attacks in the U.K. last year. Mendes co-produced the track with frequent Khalid and Lorde collaborator Joel Little.

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