Plee foregrounds the overlapping concerns of hard work and hard-won escapism. Some places make it especially difficult for boyish desires to express themselves. "When you play three concerts over a single weekend, your view of [your own] music changes considerably. When autumn arrived [after those demands were over], I was finally able to take a break and consider what I wanted to hear from myself. From an archive of 150 tracks and [many] beats, I chose the ones that together form a coherent sound. I wanted to make something with an unhurried, yet 'melting' air - just like my favorite ensemble, Boards of Canada. I wanted to make something autumnal."