This was the debut single for Ironik, who is a DJ and producer from London.
Ironik wrote this for his younger sister, fueled by his fear for her growing up in a society rife with knife crime and violence.
The heavily pitch shifted sampled chorus comes from a Westlife album track "Written In The Stars" from their 2002 Unbreakable-The Greatest Hits Vol. 1 album. The single also commences with a pitch shifted snatch of Rozalla's 1991 dance classic, "Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)."
"Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who is about a revolution, but it doesn't have a happy ending, since in the end the new regime becomes just like the old one. Pete Townshend thought that whoever was in power was destined to become corrupt.
The Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" came top of a 2013 Spotify poll to find out which songs music fans most commonly hear people singing incorrectly. Many believe Annie Lennox is singing: "Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to disagree?"
Dido helped shut down a Neo-Nazi Web site after learning it was using "White Flag" to promote its hateful messages. Owners of the site had misinterpreted the track as racist and thought they represented their white supremacy views.