This song finds Caillat studying her own stardom in a brutally honest manner and admitting she, "climbed so high it gets hard to breathe." That's why I named the album 'All of You,'" Caillat told The San Francisco Examiner. "Because it's about giving all of yourself, and not being afraid of saying what you feel and who you are, and I knew it was important to say it straight-up."
Mike Campbell from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played the slide guitar on "Sixth Avenue Heartache." There is a connection here - Wallflowers lead singer Jakob's dad, Bob Dylan, played with Tom Petty in The Traveling Wilburys.