The song was first confirmed to exist on her Instagram story on May 14th, 2018, when Billie posted a screenshot of her voice memos where the song's file was shown.
On October 10th, 2018, Billie teased a 15-second snippet of the demo to her fans. This snippet was reposted to her Instagram story on January 2nd, 2019, where she confirmed it to be the twelfth track on her debut album. However, it was replaced by listen before i go, becoming the thirteenth track instead. This was because the album's intro track, !!!!!!!, was a last minute addition to the tracklist.