This was produced by London based DJ and producer Switch. He is probably best known for his work with M.I.A. on her critically acclaimed album Kala, which includes the single "Paper Planes."
Santigold revealed to the Sun newspaper May 16, 2008 that she originally disliked this song: "The track Starstruck, I hated it. Switch was playing around with the music but I wasn't having it. So I finally just went with the demo for the album and now I love that song."
Movie director Michel Gondry played live drums on the Late Registration track, "Diamonds From Sierra Leone." The Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind filmmaker happened to be in the studio on a day when producer Jon Brion was setting up a drum kit