Could it be different? Did I ruin the day?
Oh, do you look angry? Oh, what did I say?
Filling in the gaps, build a problem that
Neither of us needs, something wrong with me
I'm getting desperate, losing my mind
Dodie explained in a pre-release livestream
the song is about passive aggression. "It's like a feeling that I have to deal with when someone else in my life, be it a partner or a friend," she said.
Dodie added when the person goes quiet and starts dealing with their issues internally, she freaks out, thinking she's the problem: "What have I done, to make you feel upset?"