Carmine Appice wrote this song with Kelly Keeling, who handled the lead vocals. The song takes place in 2000, five years after it was released, and is a look at what's in store for humanity. "It's talking about the future," Appice told Songfacts
. "It said, 'Nobody knows who is running the White House, it's painted all black now,' and then we got Obama, so it was sort of like a premonition that we were going to have a black president and the country was still going to have all these problems with pollution and destroying the Earth."