"One Star" is about discovering that a lover has been unfaithful. Deryk, a musician from Auckland, New Zealand, wrote it from personal experience. She penned the song while still mired in her own hard feelings. She told Prelude Press
, "Loss and betrayal can stop time, I swear. The moment you find out, it's like your whole body deflates and while you're trying to come to terms with it, the rest of your world carries on, judging you for not recovering in two minutes."