British soul musician Michael Kiwanuka wrote this song about his constant failure to reply quickly enough to people's communications. He explained to This Is Fake DIY: "People used to text or phone me about something and I'd always get distracted or forget and end up getting back to them about two weeks too late. But despite this, it'd always be playing on my mind to get back to them. Sometimes you know what you have to do and while you don't necessarily get there straight away, even if it takes some time you will in the end. And that idea sort of expanded broader to represent life as a whole."
It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. The band's name did come from a sculpture.
Country star Slim Whitman's version of the 1920s song "Rose Marie" spent 11 consecutive weeks at #1 in the UK in 1955, a record until 1991 when Bryan Adams’ "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" spent 16 weeks at the top.