This song about a kiss was one of the first songs that she'd ever written and became the prototype for her dark, quirky and intense sound. It came about when Welch was experimenting in a friend's home studio. Instead of playing the drums, she pounded the studio walls with her hands. The fledgling songwriter picked out a melody on the piano even though it wasn't an instrument she knew how to play, and recorded the backing vocals first, before writing the top line. .