This is the opening track from Australian rock band Jet's third studio album Shaka Rock.
This hard-charging song tackles the war-like pressures of everyday life. Drummer Chris Cester explained to Billboard magazine: "I had this idea of certain elements of life being like a war zone. The song has an operatic, dramatic feel, and it really mirrors the dramatic content of the song, which is suburban warfare."
The third verse of "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" by Crash Test Dummies ("they shook and lurched all over the church floor...") was inspired by girl whose parents would speak in tongues at their Pentecostal service.