After a five-year hiatus, the Darkness reunited in March 2011 and performed a comeback show at the Download Festival three months later. This is the lead single from first album released after their comeback, Hotcakes
. Frontman Justin Hawkins
explained: "We had to stop what we were doing with the album to concentrate on Download, and we knew we needed a dumb, stupid, trite, good, on-point rock song. The chorus wrote itself."