Frank Ocean was originally lined up to be the vocalist, but he was replaced by a capella singer Peter Hollens. Wilson explained to Vulture: "Frank Ocean didn't want to do the song. He wanted to do rap, so we canceled him."
The song also appears on Peter Hollens 2014 self-titled debut album.
John Lennon wrote "The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill" about Richard Cooke, a hunter he met at the Maharishi's camp in India. Cooke hasn't shot anything since the camp, except with his camera - he became a freelance photographer for National Geographic.
The TV show Cheers was nearly canceled after its first season, but the theme song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," was very popular. To satisfy viewer demand, the theme was made into a full song and released as a single.