Carly Rae Jepsen on How ‘Call Me Maybe’ Came to Be

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The whirlwind of fan frenzy surrounding Carly Rae Jepsen blew into the windy city last week, and while she was there the Canadian singer took time out to tell the story behind Call Me Maybe and revealed her celebrity crush. Jepsen, 26, revealed that she co-wrote the lyrics to live vicariously through her own song. “I think I’ve been always the shy type in love,” said Jepsen, who collaborated with Tavish Crowe and Josh Ramsay in making the smash single. “I’ve never really asked a guy for his number in that way.”