M.I.A. told BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe about the song: "It's kinda being disconnected in L.A. and not having cell phone service or just not being able to leave there for 18 months." (Source XXXO Songfacts).
Time after time, you been copping mine
Like, \"Can I have a good time at yours tonight?\"
'Cause every time we try to get close
There is always something that I'm thinking about