This is the title track of Stereophonics eighth long player, which is a part-concept album for which frontman Kelly Jones penned an accompanying movie script. "For a long time, everybody was a bit confused about what I was doing," Jones explained to The Daily Telegraph. "It's not a concept album, it's not a musical but in my head it all joins together. It's like Stand By Me crossed with Quadrophenia, the music bouncing into the story and the story bouncing into the music."
The album's concept came to Jones when he kept hearing youngsters on the roof of a building next to his house. "I thought they were trying to break in, and I've got kids at home, so I was freaking out a bit," he told The Daily Telegraph. "One night I shouted out the window, 'what's going on?' It turned out they were trying to get to the railway behind our house and paint the train."
"That stuck in my head; they were going to risk all that to go and spray graffiti," he continued. "All these scenarios were unfolding. What if they were spraying a love message to a girl who catches the train every morning? So there was a story evolving, and music evolving, and things would bleed from one into the other."
The album's artwork was taken from an oil painting by Stephen Goddard. Jones explained to The Sun: "I bought a painting a couple of years ago by a guy called Steve Goddard. It's a bit dark, a bit weird - almost childlike. A friend of mine knew him and he started coming to a few shows. I played him some of the stuff, gave him the film script and he said he wanted to do the sleeve."