Matt Corby wrote this song when he was 18 years old. In our interview with the Australian singer-songwriter
, he recalled how the tune was created. "It was the first time I had traveled overseas. The song came out right at the end of that trip," he said. "I enjoyed being at that period of my life of just wandering around playing music and not really knowing anyone. I was with this guy who was a songwriter. We were in his apartment. I had those chords and the lyrics came out quite fast."