One of Joe Satriani's most popular songs, the guitarist came up with it after the title just popped into his head. He started thinking about what would happen if aliens came to Earth, but instead of looking to destroy the planet or take over, they were just looking for fun.
"I had never seen a science fiction movie about that, so I thought, 'What would that sound like?" Satriani said in his Songfacts interview
Some folks in Hollywood may have had the same idea: The following year the film Earth Girls Are Easy
was released. Starring Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans and Jim Carrey, the movie is about aliens who visit our planet looking for a good time.