Guitarist and singer Jerry Cantrell compared the song to a classic David Bowie track. He told SiriusXM: "It's really aggressive. It's got a super-aggro riff. I was thinking kind of Bowie when I was writing it, a little bit, so it's got kind of a metal 'Fame
' shuffle to it, kind of almost. It's a good aggro riff and it's got the classic Alice in Chains chorus, with a weird kind of trippy middle part."