This downtempo number is built around huge, dubby drums and dancehall synths, some upright bass played by Nat Baldwin and waning cello, while haunting, baroque pianos and harpsichords move in and out. Multi-instrumentalist/producer Rostam Batmangli told MTV News: "That's one of the only songs, really, that ties back so explicitly to the first album. With 'Taxi Cab,' I think it was important that we made a song that was mellow, because if you listen to our first album, there's a certain level of pumped-up-ness. I guess at some point this spring, I got obsessed with Lou Reed's 'Walk On The Wild Side
,' and I just wanted to hear that over and over again. And so hopefully 'Taxi Cab' will connect with that, somehow, in some way."