Tillis explained the real-life inspiration behind the song in our 2012 interview
: "Well, we were on the road a lot back then. Right now I think I do somewhere between 6 and 8 dates a month. Back then, we were out 17, 19, up to 20 dates a month. I mean, we were just gone all the time. And anybody who's done that knows that'll make you feel crazy. It's good, it's fun. But it's very much like living in the eye of a hurricane."