Banhart recalls on this track, queuing to see the Britpop band Suede. He told The Guardian: "The settings are autobiographical, but the characters are not. I stood in line. But when I stood in line I couldn't wait for the line to move so I could watch Suede, the band that I love to this day."
The song "Sadeness" by Enigma (the one with the chanting monks), got its name from the French novelist Marquis de Sade, who believed sex had to be painful in order to be pleasurable - thus the word "sadism."