You're Not in on the Joke

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  • Frontman Gabe Saporta told MTV News about this song: "The last record was about 'Hey, we're the guilty pleasure. We don't give a s--t.' And I think since then, a lot more people have heard our band, and some people don't get the joke. And I think the reason we have such great fans is because they get it. And it's people who don't get it, who only think we're clowns, that's what the song is about. We only show you what you want to see. There's a line: 'I just have one side to show you all/ My ass/ It's awesome to smell/ When you're kissing it.'"
    Bassist Alex Suarez added: "There's all these dudes screaming on it at one point. We added them all on tour. We needed all the muscle dudes. All the big security dudes are on the chorus."

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