Jorja Smith wrote the song with London-based producer Ed Thomas. The pair also collaborated on her her UK Top 40 single "Let Me Down
Smith told Genius it was one of her first sessions she did when she used to come up to London from her home town of Walsall in the school holidays. She told Thomas the story, and they wrote the song to guitar.
"I just sing and think of melodies, and then some words come with it," Smith said of her collaborations with Thomas. "Then, we go back to the melodies that I've recorded, like scratched down, and then write to that."