Rob Thomas from Matchbox Twenty wrote this with Itaal Shur, a songwriter and producer who has worked with Jewel, Robi Rosa and Maxwell
Many of the lyrics are Thomas' ode to his wife, the former Marisol Maldonado, who is Puerto Rican. "My Muñequita" translates to "My Little Doll" in Spanish; Thomas also calls her his "Spanish Harlem Mona Lisa." Marisol appears in the video.
Smooth won Song Of The Year and Record Of The Year at the 2000 Grammys. Supernatural also won for Best Rock Album and Album Of The Year