I was Cleopatra, I was young and an actress
Schultz told ABC Radio
the opening line of the song, is meant to reflect the "archetype" of the iconic Egyptian queen.
"To me, that was trying to say, Cleopatra, this archetype of I'm gonna be this force of nature," he explained. "The world will see who I am, and if I don't I'll make them. And that's how we feel sometimes in our youth, this destiny idea of greatness."