The song was very likely written during 1996, or at the latest during the recording session for the "Maladjusted" album at Hook End Manor in January 1997, with producer Steve Lillywhite. Musicians on this recording were Martin aka Boz Boorer (guitars, clarinet), Alain Whyte (guitars, piano, backing vocals), Jonny Bridgwood (bass) and Spencer James Cobrin (drums).
This song has never been performed specifically for radio, television or the web.
This song has never been done live.
No demos or studio outtakes of this song have leaked to the general public at this point in time.
In the 2009 expanded and redesigned edition of the "Maladjusted" album, Morrissey said that this song was "...a strong single release never to be."