While Chelsea Wolfe and her band were visiting her former canyon home north of Los Angeles, her long-term collaborator, bassist Ben Chisholm, recorded the sounds of coyotes howling and motorcycles riding by. "He ended up manipulating them and making them into this weird beat that we used on the breakdown for 'The Culling,'" Wolfe told Billboard magazine. "That was a weird one, but I really like how that turned out. It's nice to create new sounds that people haven't used before."
The Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" came top of a 2013 Spotify poll to find out which songs music fans most commonly hear people singing incorrectly. Many believe Annie Lennox is singing: "Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to disagree?"