The song was co-written by the Spice Girls with Andy Watkins and Paul Wilson. The track Last Time Lover, was originally called First Time Lover and was about the loss of virginity, but was discarded and changed to a song full of provocations, where sex is the main issue. The preceded on to writing three more songs that made it on to the Spice album which were Something Kinda Funny, Last Time Lover and Naked. The songs is one of the few to give their debut album Spicea R&B feel to it.
The track was produced by Absolute mostly in the Olympic Studios in Barnes, which were done without the use of autotune as the autotune facility were yet not introduced into the market. The recordings had only slight adjustments made afterwards.