The subject matter of this song is a fantasy of what a casual relationship might become.
On this R&B jam Carey pokes fun at her own vocal signature with the lyric, "love me down till I hit the top of my soprano." In an interview with Elle Magazine, Carey commented: "The album has a sense of humor-you can hear me laughing out loud at certain points."
The TV show Cheers was nearly canceled after its first season, but the theme song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," was very popular. To satisfy viewer demand, the theme was made into a full song and released as a single.