Suzanne Vega has seen her work sampled by rap artists many times. This song finds taking her own first stab at sampling. While recording this track, the New Yorker was reminded of the rhythms in 50 Cent's "Candy Shop
," and her producer, former David Bowie musical director Gerry Leonard, suggested sampling it. "I thought it was as funny idea, and it's not as crazy as it sounds," she told Rolling Stone
. "You almost wouldn't know it's there."