The song is 100 percent autobiographical. Brendon Urie explained to Genius
: "Over the past ten years I've been this one person, as I saw myself in Panic! At The Disco. But now I am Panic! At The Disco, and that's what I wanted to come across. Now it's all changed, and I'm taking it back."
"I feel like I've deserved this for a long time," he added. "I've sat on the sidelines for a while. Now is my chance, so I'm going to step up and take what's mine."