This energetic tune about living life to the fullest finds Amy collaborating with one of her musical heroes,the iconic singer/songwriter Carole King. Grant told Billboard magazine that King's participation on the song came about when they crossed paths at a West Coast fundraiser. "Everybody was singing Carole King songs and Carole was there also singing her songs with everybody," she explained. "After the performance was over, everybody was hugging and [saying] 'Wasn't that fun?' and I said, 'Hey, we're in the final weeks of this record. Is there any chance that you could make time to sing on it?' She's like, 'Get me the file this week. I'll do it.' At every turn it just felt like the planets were aligning."
Grant wrote this with Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman and the album's producer, Marshall Altman. Foreman included his version, titled "Before Our Time," on his 2015 solo EP Dawn.
"The Night Chicago Died" was written and recorded by the British group Paper Lace. They talk about Al Capone in the song, but got a lot of details wrong - understandable since they wrote it based on gangster movies.
Jay-Z's 2012 "Glory" features his daughter Blue Ivy Carter's cries and coos. At less than two days old, she became the youngest ever credited artist to feature on a Billboard chart when the song debuted on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at #74.
It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. The band's name did come from a sculpture.
Fall Out Boy's "The Kids Aren't Alright" song title is not a reference to The Offspring's 1998 single of the same name. It actually alludes to The Who's 1979 rockumentary film called The Kids Are Alright.