At the start of verse two the track transitions from the slower 110 beats per minute of the first verse and chorus to a faster, 146 BPM instrumental with heavier drums. Guitarist Joe Langridge-Brown explained to HMV
: "The song was quite early in the process and it's a weird song for us. It's pure experimentation and got this big tempo shift. Not a typical song for us. But the title does absolutely sum up the album, all the tension people are feeling."