Ware wrote much the Glasshouse
album while pregnant with her first baby. Its title came from a poem by Edward Thomas called "I Built Myself a House of Glass." Asked by Billboard
magazine about the reasoning behind the album name, Ware replied:
"Glasshouse, I guess for me represents this beautiful thing, which is very easy to shatter. I've become a mother; it's changed my world for the better. But I'm also learning how to do it. Also, I think I've given more of myself in this record. Like, I've let people know more about me than maybe I have before, which I was ready to do and I was kind of unaware that I was doing until listening back to what songs I've chosen.
There's a lot about my family and relationships and my baby and my husband - quite directly [there is a song] called 'Sam
.' So, it's about me working out this situation and trying to do the best, but also knowing that it's quite a fragile, funny situation."