This song directly addresses Elly Jackson's issues with anxiety. She told NME: "Whenever I think about my anxiety, the word 'silence' comes in my head. You just want that voice in your head that's telling you you're s--t to stop, and you need to overcome it."
Boston leader Tom Scholz went back to his job at Polaroid after releasing the group's debut album. When his co-workers kept coming by to tell him "More Than A Feeling" was playing on the radio, he knew it was time to quit his day job.