Merriweather explained in publicity materials that this song "is about the blindness of war and the absence of compassion displayed by western administrations."
American soul crooner Robin Thicke released a similarly titled album in late 2011. Merriweather tweeted: "In '09 I released what became a Platinum album 'Love & War'... Now @robinthicke decides to drop 'Love After War' -_-" Thicke responded by tweeting "@DanMerriweather sorry Bro. I've never heard of u before. God bless."
The Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" came top of a 2013 Spotify poll to find out which songs music fans most commonly hear people singing incorrectly. Many believe Annie Lennox is singing: "Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to disagree?"
Ariana Grande's collaboration with Zedd, "Break Free" came about after the Russian-German producer overheard Grande performing at a label showcase while he was backstage, and he mentioned to his team that he wanted to work with her.