In a recent episode of MMTG on YouTube, SHINee appeared to talk about the songs that they consider are so legendary that it could be forgiven if they made another comeback.

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And while discussing one of the contenders, “View”, which was released in 2015, Key‘s particular love for it was revealed.

Key Hyung loves that song.

— Taemin

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In response, Key explained why that is.

I liked how the combination of the melody and accompaniment sounded like something you would hear at select shops.

— Key

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And Jaejae also added praise regarding the lyrics.

There’s also the fact that the lyrics are still not outdated to this day.

— Jaejae

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That’s when Key revealed a surprising secret behind the lyrics for “View”.

The lyrics weren’t actually written by Jonghyun.

— Key

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Then he went to explain how he got the song to use Jonghyun’s lyrics instead.

There were already lyrics, but when I heard Jonghyun’s lyrics, I just knew those were it. So I called and asked, ‘Don’t you think Jonghyun’s lyrics are so much better?’

— Key

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As a result, the lyrics are now what we all know to be that of the legendary song, “View”.

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And that’s why Key especially loves the song.

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| SM Entertainment

Watch the full revelation below: