Singer Paul Smith told Drowned In Sound: "This song has a nimble verse and a powerful chorus, which has been stuck in my head every day since we recorded it. It's about the ritual of going out and maintaining a mysterious aura, even though that's a ridiculous concept."
"Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve samples an obscure orchestral arrangement of the 1965 Rolling Stones song "The Last Time." The Verve had to sign away most of the royalties before they could release the song.
Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees on their 1967 tour, and it did not go well. The young, mostly female crowd shouted "Davy" when Hendrix sang the word "Lady" in "Foxy Lady" in honor of who they came to see: Monkees lead singer Davy Jones.