The song connects to the album's vivid artwork by African American artist Thomas Blackshear. His Dance of the Wind and Storm
painting shows two clouds taking the shape of a man and woman drifting together.
"They just look like gods," Flowers told NME
. "I just started to see a path open up in what these two people could represent for me. We blew up terrible lo-res versions of them and stuck them up in the studio. I would go to them when I needed help with lyrics and when we needed help with sonics, or [to decide] which songs were making the record. It became a member of the band. There are direct lines that will just take you to the painting."