This track was co-written by Hurts along with Swedish producer and songwriter Jonas Quant, who has also worked with Leona Lewis and No Doubt.
The video for the song was directed by renowned filmmaker Naz and shot on March 4, 2013 in Frigiliana, Mollina and Archidona in Málaga (Spain). The controversial clip tells a twisted love story in which singer Theo Hutchcraft goes on a gun rampage.
"Sloop John B" is a traditional West Indian folk song, and it was a huge hit for The Beach Boys in 1966. They tweaked the lyric, "This is the worst trip since I've been born" to "...I've ever been on" as a wink to acid culture.
Mike Campbell from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played the slide guitar on "Sixth Avenue Heartache." There is a connection here - Wallflowers lead singer Jakob's dad, Bob Dylan, played with Tom Petty in The Traveling Wilburys.