Highly Suspect comprises twin brothers bassist Rich and drummer Ryan Meyer along with their pal, vocalist and guitarist Johnny Stevens. The trio wrote this song after getting the news that a close friend had committed suicide. "I cried for a whole day," Stevens recalled to Rolling Stone. "We had the song laid down the next day within a couple of hours. It's sad, but we wanted to put together an anthem. This dude was a wild man."
Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" opens with the South African female singer Letta Mbulu saying the Swahili phrase "Naku penda piya-naku taka piya-mpenziwe." There was some geographic liberty here, as Swahili is not spoken in the West African nation of Liberia.