Groban penned this tune with regular collaborators Lester Mendez and Tawgs Salter as well as Italian lyricist Marco Marinangeli. It finds the OpPop star duetting with Italian vocalist Laura Pausini. According to Groban, Pausini "was the first global superstar I ever met." The encounter happened when he was just 17 and attending the MIDEM conference in the south of France. They developed a friendship then this song gave them an opportunity to work together.