311 frontman Nick Hexum got the idea for this song when he spotted a poster advertising a punk rock concert that said, "A few drinks, a few smokes, and then... creatures for a while." A cartoon likeness of a guy and girl accompanied the text.
In our interview with Hexum
, he explained: "I just loved that phrase, 'creatures for a while.' It's about blowing off steam, and just the outlet that music can provide - you can become an animal and totally lose your mind in a tribal dance, and that's what our shows have become."