This gospel choir-accompanied track laments the failures of the New Labour regime, who governed the UK between 1997 and 2010. Bassist and songwriter Nicky Wire described the song to Q Magazine as an "election address."
David Bowie's "Space Oddity" tells the story of an astronaut who cuts off communication and floats into space. The BBC used it extensively in their coverage of the 1969 moon landing - an odd choice considering the lyrics.
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."