Frontman Michael Angelakos fiancée, Kristy Mucci, has stuck by her bipolar beau throughout his struggles with mental illness and addiction. On this slice of shipyard piano pop he proposes marriage to his rock of a girlfriend as he tries to convince her that there are better qualities lying within him. "Just believe in me, Kristina. All these demons, I can beat 'em," Angelakos begs.
The third verse of "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" by Crash Test Dummies ("they shook and lurched all over the church floor...") was inspired by girl whose parents would speak in tongues at their Pentecostal service.