Shapeshifters are Simon Marlin (British) and Max Reich (Swedish). Lola is Simon's wife. Simon explained in 1000 UK #1 Hits
by Jon Kutner and Spencer Leigh, "'Lola's Theme' was a working title due to the original string sample being taken from one of Lola's favorite records. It just stuck and gave us the inspiration to add a vocal about her. Simon felt it needed some vocals. The vocal sample was taken from 'Rock Me Tonight' by F.O.S." Simon adds, "But we changed around the order of the lyrics to make our own line, 'I'm a different person, turn my world around,' was not in the original."