This was written by Brandi Carlile
's brother Phil Hanseroth, who has been a collaborator of the songstress since her first album was released in 2005. She told Billboard
the story behind the song:
"He had just had a little baby girl, and he was reading a story in the newspaper about a woman who was found in a field. She was unidentifiable, and thirty-six years later, no one has ever claimed her. So, she died, and is left without a name. As a new dad, that bothered him fundamentally, so he wrote her a song."