Keyboardist Jamie Oliver told Kerrang! magazine that this track, "sets the tone" for their Weapons album. He explained: "It's very defiant, kind of 'We're still here, you can't kill us' kind of a thing."
Oliver told Kerrang! he feels the end of the song features lead guitarist Lee Gaze's "finest hour," as it contains "a riff so huge and greasy that Pantera would be proud of it."
The Lostprophets premiered this track during the warm up shows for the 2011 V Festival.
Phil Oakey recorded his vocals for "Don't You Want Me" in the studio bathroom. The recording was disrupted by guitarist Jo Callis reaching through an open window from outside to repeatedly flush one of the toilets.
New Order took the title for "Blue Monday" from an illustration, which read "Goodbye Blue Monday," in the Kurt Vonnegut book Breakfast Of Champions. The image referred to the invention of the washing machine improving housewives' lives.
The lyrics for "Mary, Did You Know?" were written by Christian singer and comedian Mark Lowry, after his pastor asked him to write a Christmas musical for their church. Southern gospel musician Buddy Greene later added music to his words.