The Come Over Songfacts reports that the song was written by Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne. When the three songwriters first got together they didn't really have the song title or its concept in mind. However, Osborne explained to Taste of Country that Hunt, "sort of had that phrasing on the verse," so the trio "started jammin' on that."
When the trio got to the chorus, they fell onto the "I told…
I turned the TV off, to turn it on again
Staring at the blades of the fan as it spins around
Counting every crack, the clock is wide awake
Talking to myself, anything to make a sound