The months spent on the road away from loved ones led the First Aid Kit pair to ponder paths not taken in songs like this one and "Waitress Song
." "It's about dreaming of other lives you could lead," Klara Söderberg told The Oregonian
. "I think everyone has this sort of a secret wish that they could just run away and start a new life somewhere. Not actually wanting to do it, but having a little fantasy about that."