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This song finds Shawn Mendes singing about a relationship that's helping him to feel free to be himself: Oh, I've been shaking I love it when you go crazy You take all my inhibitions Baby, there's nothing holding me back This girl makes Shawn feel so excited, especially when she's acting crazy, he stops feeling self-conscious and is willing to be taken to places he's never been.

Shawn Mendes wrote the song with: New York-based musician Scott Harris, who had 10 songs on Shawn Mendes' debut album Handwritten, including the hit tune "Life of the Party" and another ten songs on the Canadian star's sophomore LP Illuminate including the lead single "Treat You Better." New York singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger, who co-wrote "Stitches" with Daniel Parker and Daniel "Daylight" Kyriakides. Geiger's other credits include One Direction's Midnight Memories track "Little Black Dress" and Four cut "Where Do Broken Hearts Go." Geiger also produced "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back." Geoff Warburton, who is the brother of one of Shawn's best friends, Ian. Warburton contributed to the writing of four Handwritten tracks and nine Illuminate cuts.

The song's music video finds Shawn Mendes canoodling with a girl in a variety of romantic locations. His love interest is played by English actress Ellie Bamber, whose resumé also includes roles in the movies Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Nocturnal Animals.

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Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back.
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Island Records
© 2016 Island Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
This Compilation ℗ 2017 Island Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

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