On this track, Fergie links up with American rapper Q Tip and producer GoonRock, the man behind many of LMFAO's hits. The Black Eyed Peas' lead singer scats her way through the song, which combines 1920s jazz-style rhythms with contemporary house beats. The song was recorded for the Great Gatsby soundtrack and references the lavish parties held by Gatsby that are described in the novel.
Eddie Vedder often changes the words when he sings "Yellow Ledbetter." The basic story is about a guy whose brother dies in the first Gulf War. Apparently, bad news in the army is given in yellow envelopes.