The song features mandolin from bluegrass artist Marty Stuart and haunting harmony vocals from country singer Iris DeMent. It was the latter who was the inspiration for the Goo Goo Dolls rock hit "Iris
." "I got thinking about what female I wanted to sing on this song because I just kept hearing a female voice singing behind me," Turner told The Boot
. "I got thinking about Iris DeMent and her lonesome backwoods-y kind of twang to her voice. I just really felt like she'd be a great fit for this song and she agreed to do it. I was really surprised how she and I blended. Our voices just blended in a great way, so this song turned out to be really special."