Lyrically, the record deals with Mauno's preoccupations with the nature of creative labor, relationships, and the self under capitalism. They note that their critiques are filtered through a lens of the absurd, turning them playful. "There's something about humour and laughter that is very subversive and deeper than I think a lot of people realize", Niemi says. "With these songs, I was trying to sort of dance on the line". "There's a double meaning to everything", adds Everett. "You have to leave space for people to think. Where is the place for the listener if they're not going to contribute their own thoughts, or their own interpretations?"