The song was written and produced by Del Rey and Nowels in 2013, during the same sessions as "I Can Fly","Yes to Heaven", "Shades of Cool", "Is This Happiness" "Fine China", and "Sad Girl", for Del Rey's third major-label album Ultraviolence, however the track was ultimately cut from the final release when the album was reworked with Dan Auerbach.
Three snippets, including snippets of stems of the track, leaked August 15, 2016. The full instrumental lacking a drum stem leaked on January 28, 2017, followed by another snippet on March 21 of the same year. An edited version of the track with vocals leaked on April 18, 2017.
"Your Girl" is a slow rock ballad with elements of blues, soul and jazz. The song is set in the key of D minor playing at approximately 120 beats per minute. Instrumentation for the track consists of a synthesised bass, strumming electric guitar, strings and a prominent use of an organ in the chorus. Lyrically, the track depicts Del Rey, tired from performing, asking an old flame to carry her to her bed while lamenting about how their relationship could have been.
- There are many lyrical and thematic similarities to "The Blackest Day"
- Reference to Versailles are found in "Breaking My Heart"
- ISRC Code: GBUM71402154