Ironically, given the song title, Peter Hook
stole the bass line from Hot Chocolate's 1974 song "Emma
." Hook recalled to TeamRock
"I did bump into (Hot Chocolate frontman) Errol Brown and felt that I had to confess, and Errol Brown said to me 'Well done, my boy!' Which was very nice of him I thought. These days, he'd be bloody suing you, wouldn't he?"