This is the second single released by English/Irish boy band The Wanted. The song is more like a traditional boyband ballad than their debut single, "All Time Low
." Tom Parker of the group told 4music: "We were going to release 'Heart Vacancy' as our first one, but we didn't want people to categorize us being a typical boyband, so we released 'All Time Low.' I think when everybody heard it, they didn't expect that kind of sound to come from a boyband. We wanted to show people that we can do songs like that but we also do ballads as well."