The song was co-produced by Scissor Sisters member Scott "Babydaddy" Hoffmann, whose other credits include Demi Lovato’s "Confident
." Sunderland recalled to Genius
"Scott laid down the chords in New York. Brett and I took it back to LA and we produced it out—we produced 95% of it. Those chords felt really emotional—we didn’t want to change then.
Swedish producers make happy-sad songs, where it’s a combinations of feelings you don’t quite understand - both uplifting and dark. We like that style of music that can wrap a bunch of different feelings into one song."