Amos Lee came up with this song when he was bathing himself. "I wrote 'Vaporize' in the shower one day. Just the verse and chorus," he told The Huffington Post
. "Then put it on the shelf for a while until I heard 'Studio
' by ScHoolboy Q, and wanted to find a way to do something with that flavor in a room with a drummer and bass player. Add to it live strings moods, and an incredible rhythm section, and you get the core of 'Vaporize.'"