Melanie C sings here about the materialism, which is prevalent in today's urban societies
People tripping over mad feet Escalating, moving too fast for me Don't you ever go slowly? You won't ever bring me to my knees
She explained to The Sun: "It's about how oppressive it is living in a busy city and how we become obsessed with possessions. We all have so much more than previous generations had, yet there's more depression and anxiety in the world."
"(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" was written by Nick Lowe in 1974. The original version with his group Brinsley Schwarz was kind of somber, but Elvis Costello made it a classic with his 1978 uptempo take.