This was written by up-and-coming Swedish hitmaker Max Martin and his mentor Denniz Pop, who produced Ace of Base's chart-topping debut, Happy Nation
. Martin co-wrote many songs for the Backstreet Boys, including "I Want It That Way
" and "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
," before going on to write and produce hits for Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, and Katy Perry.