The song was co-produced by Rob Knox, who also was behind the console for Timberlake's collaborations with T.I. ("Dead and Gone
)," Ciara ("Love Sex Magic
") and Jamie Foxx ("Winner
"That one happened so fast," Knox recalled to Billboard
. "The vibe was so right and it felt so good and creativity was at an all-time high with some extremely talented people. First there was a chord progression, some drums, Elliott (Ives) started playing the guitar, and Justin and Chris Stapleton started writing the song in front of our eyes. I would say in a half hour the song was there. It was one of those things where it was like, 'Whoa, where did that come from?'"