Draiman told The Pulse of Radio
that the song was inspired by a recording session where he sang Disturbed's cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence
" while high. "I was done with the day and I wanted to relax, so I went ahead and I smoked a bowl," he laughed. "[I] came back and was high out of my mind and no, no, by no means ready to track vocals by any stretch of the imagination. And they all encouraged me to go into the vocal booth, and I was pretty blown away. I hadn't heard my voice that vulnerable in a very, very long time."