This poppy stomp was released as a single in Europe to coincide with AC/DC's 2009 European tour. Singer Brian Johnson appears on the CD cover, which is rare as most others feature only guitarist Angus Young.
Longtime AC/DC video director David Mallet filmed the song's promo in Paris on February 27, 2009.
Eddie Vedder often changes the words when he sings "Yellow Ledbetter." The basic story is about a guy whose brother dies in the first Gulf War. Apparently, bad news in the army is given in yellow envelopes.