Speaking to NME
, Smith explained that his intention for the song was to address escapism and hedonism as a tool to avoid the things going on in the world and people's own personal daily worries.
So Smith set out to write "this rolling script of these worries" and to poke fun at the way we try to escape them. He admitted that personally he spends too much time on his phone. "Anyone that spends time with me will know that and everyone is constantly ripping me for it, which is completely fair enough cos it's a bit awful," Smith said. "So I wanted to address that."