Wesley Shultz sings her about the corruption of fame as he portrays the ways Hollywood can crush the life out of wannabes. "The world sees you as being put on a pedestal but you are also put on a hamster wheel, and that does strange things to people," said Shultz. "Even a little bit of fame can distort perceptions, if people see you and react abnormally.
"Back when we were working as bus boys to support our music, I felt invisible to the world. I remember thinking I could be naked and pick up a plate and no one would even notice," he added. "That's an interesting place to write from and I'm wary of losing it."
Kacey Musgraves originally offered "Follow Your Arrow" to her friend Katy Perry. However, Perry thought Musgraves should record the song herself as it seemed, "like something that you would totally say."