Antony Hegarty told Mojo magazine February 2009 that the orchestration of this depiction of nature's beauty was: "The influence of Nico Muhly, who helped arrange my songs for a series of live shows with an orchestra." Muhly is a conductor known for his work with Björk and Philip Glass.
David Bowie's "Space Oddity" tells the story of an astronaut who cuts off communication and floats into space. The BBC used it extensively in their coverage of the 1969 moon landing - an odd choice considering the lyrics.
Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees on their 1967 tour, and it did not go well. The young, mostly female crowd shouted "Davy" when Hendrix sang the word "Lady" in "Foxy Lady" in honor of who they came to see: Monkees lead singer Davy Jones.