Swift was aware the song was going to follow "Memory
" in the movie. After Lloyd-Webber played a musical idea on the piano she started improvising lyrics with that in mind. Swift recalled to Zane Lowe:
"As soon as he starts playing it, I start singing the top line. I knew exactly what this character would say if she was going to sing a song. I knew where in the movie they were going to put her song.'"