(CBS Local) When Carly Rae Jepsen was interviewed backstage at Chicago's B96 Pepsi Jingle Bash on Sunday, December 16, she revealed the moment she knew "Call Me Maybe" was more than your average pop song.
"I wrote it with two of my best friends, Josh Ramsay and Tavish Crowe," Jepsen explained. "The three of us, we'd written a few songs beforehand and we continued to write after together."
Carly said the process of writing a song is always exciting. "You never really know which song is going to take off and connect with people," she admitted.
"The first time I realized 'Call Me Maybe' maybe had a little something to it was when I played it for my family. My aunt, who is a little bit of tomboy and never dances or anything, got off the couch and started gyrating. I was like
'Okay, it's a good sign.'" Read more and listen to the interview here.