The song, like most of The Jawhawks early cuts, is credited to the band's guitarist Gary Louris and frontman Mark Olson. Louris admitted to us in a 2012 interview
, that when it comes to song titles he is "a king of clichés." Louris added that he didn't know there already was a song called "Waiting For The Sun
," "I was not a Doors fan," he said, "I like them now, but I didn't know there was a song called that."