Singer/Guitarist Martin Johnson said about this number: "Everyone loves what they can't have. Someone who keeps you on your toes, even when it hurts. This song is about a girl I used to date who I never really understood, but for some reason I stuck around because she had her own agenda and did her own thing, sometimes playing totally hard-to-get, and I wasn't used to that. The California reference is a metaphor... no she did not hop in a car and head for LA. Though, I should probably say its true because it sounds way sweeter. Oh well."
"Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who is about a revolution, but it doesn't have a happy ending, since in the end the new regime becomes just like the old one. Pete Townshend thought that whoever was in power was destined to become corrupt.