Spoon drummer Jim Eno explained to Three Monkeys Online
the genesis of this song being so different from the other tracks on the album: "Britt had a demo CD of the song, and we were on tour somewhere. I popped it on in the van and we were listening to it, and I was hearing this Prince dance-thing, you know - with the upbeat hi-hat and real funky feel to it. We tried it a couple of different ways, but that worked the best. With the vocal melody, that was already there. The falsetto vocals were already there, which maybe made me think of that kind of rhythmic pattern at the start. It's hard to explain how the ideas come about. Sometimes you hear something, and realize that a certain approach will work really well. I think, with that song, Britt originally wanted to do it as a rock song, but the other approach really worked well."
Bertrand - Paris, France