Gabriella Cilmi explained in publicity materials: "It's one of my favorites. It's one of those songs that just comes to you. It's about when something looks really tempting, or when you're stuck in a really bad habit. It's always there tempting you but you have to say no sometimes."
There was a rumor in the Soviet Union that The Beatles had secretly visited the U.S.S.R. and given a private concert for the children of top Communist party members. They believed the song "Back In The U.S.S.R." was written because of the concert. Actually, some fans still believe so.
John Lennon wrote "The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill" about Richard Cooke, a hunter he met at the Maharishi's camp in India. Cooke hasn't shot anything since the camp, except with his camera - he became a freelance photographer for National Geographic.