The third single (after "The Men Who Rule The World
" and the title track
) from Garbage's No Gods No Masters
, album, this is a more traditional Garbage song than the previous two politically themed releases. Manson said she wrote most of the lyrics for the album in the late 2010s, and most of the tracks were the band trying to make sense of how "nuts the world is and the astounding chaos we find ourselves in."
Manson described "Wolves," on the other hand, as the record's "pop song."