Deschanel told Pitchfork Media
about the writing of this song: "I originally composed it with a classic jazz chord progression—with a little chromatic step—and it was slower. But we got in the studio and Matt [Ward asked], 'Why don't we put a Bee Gees beat on it?' And it totally came to life in a way I didn't expect."
Ward added: "We were able to use those same chords, but it doesn't sound like jazz, it just sounds rich. People like Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, and Johnny Marr are geniuses at bringing in those major seventh and sixth and ninth chords in different ways."