This acoustic meditation on the ways that music is there to mark different phases in your life was one of the first songs Church wrote for Desperate Man
along with "The Snake
." The two songs heralded the direction that Church wanted to take the new project – meaningful lyrics backed by a more laid back raw sound.
"It was making my Spidey Sense go up," sad the singer. "It was different, soulful, a total left turn from what we had been doing. The coolness started to come in. Plus it was saying something, and that's what artists are supposed to do - give us guidance for where we are and where we're headed."