In 2018 David Crosby noticed that Jason Isbell was covering the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young hit "Ohio
," so he reached out to thank him. They became friends and Isbell brought him in to sing harmony on this song and "Only Children
Isbell told Uncut
that he leaned how to sing harmony singing along with Crosby Stills & Nash records. "I'm still trying to figure out what he was doing," he said of Crosby. "He would switch between different parts and make it sound like there was more than one person singing harmony. He would sing up and then down below the melody. He would just fill up all this space."