English singer Siobhán Donaghy released "Overrated" as her lead-single from her studio album "Revolution In Me" in 2003. London Records picked this pop song as her official single and released CD single and cassette single on 23 June 2003. "Overrated" was written by Donaghy in collaboration with Cameron McVey and Paul Simm, and produced by McVey. McVey also wrote songs for the Sugababes' album "One Touch". Musically, "Overrated" is a pop song accompanied by a guitar. The song's lyrical content is an account of disappointment and misery. During the chorus, Donaghy sings "The pain is overrated / The chains so serrated" and makes reference to Catholicism over an acoustic guitar.