Cigarettes After Sex had just been playing a summer festival in Latvia in 2016; the crowd had gone crazy for their set and they were all on a high. The band walked over to a secluded beach that was part of the festival and sat down to bask in an endless sunset.
Said Gonzalez to Apple Music
: "It was one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen. And I remember thinking to myself, 'This is where I should be right now. This is the place I'm kind of meant to be.' It was this moment of clarity, and I put it in the chorus of 'Heavenly.'"