The song is different than any other because it was the only one not written for the play. Workman wrote it with Hot Hot Heat's lead singer, Steve Bays, before they had started their Canadian rock supergroup, Mounties.
In our interview with Workman
, he revealed what inspired the song. "I sort of had a night of excessiveness and then the next day I had all the self-loathing and guilt that comes with those kinds of nights," he said. Hawksley went on to explain how some people did not like the tune included at the end of the play, but that the point of it was to bring the whole show into the present.