Guitarist Jamie Hince told Fact magazine that this song about feeling alone is based around Raskolnikov's bedroom in Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel Crime and Punishment.
In the Sophie Muller-directed video Jamie Hince and Kills vocalist Alison Mosshart are a volatile couple who resort to physical violence. Muller also directed clips for "Cheap and Cheerful," "U.R.A. Fever," and "Satellite."
George Harrison's 1971 song "Bangla Desh" was the first major charity single. It was part of a concert held to bring relief to the people of Bangladesh, who were fighting for independence and suffering from a famine.