Grouplove wrote and recorded this song for The Fault in Our Stars soundtrack. "The music supervisor approached us and we saw an early screening of the film," singer-keyboardist Hannah Hooper explained to Billboard magazine. "After seeing it we were all hysterical and they were like 'remember that one section where it's uplifting? That's where we'd like you to write a song for the movie.' So we just wrote to picture. It's a really cool process."
The third verse of "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" by Crash Test Dummies ("they shook and lurched all over the church floor...") was inspired by girl whose parents would speak in tongues at their Pentecostal service.