Frontman Matty Healy is adamant about his atheist beliefs, but this gospelly song finds him questioning his opposition to faith. Wishing to be delivered from his troubles, he cries to God saying he will turn to Him, but only on the condition his pain and suffering stops.
The song features a flugelhorn solo from jazz star and longtime D'Angelo collaborator Roy Hargrove.
Kacey Musgraves originally offered "Follow Your Arrow" to her friend Katy Perry. However, Perry thought Musgraves should record the song herself as it seemed, "like something that you would totally say."