Casual Affair

Album: Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Panic used to be renowned for their less-than-straightforward song titles like "The Only Difference Between Martyrdom And Suicide Is Press Coverage" and "There's A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven't Thought Of It Yet." However on Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! the names of the songs are far less random. Vocalist Brendon Urie explained during a Reddit Q&A: "I forget some of the longer titles that have nothing to do with the song itself. So I concentrate on making titles that sound cool on their own and basing a song off of them."
  • The YouTube version of the song samples the quote "Looks innocent enough, doesn't it? But sometimes there are dangers involved that never meet the eye. No matter where you meet a stranger, be careful if they are too friendly." It is taken from the 1961 public domain anti-gay film Boys Beware. The clip does not feature on the album version of the song as Panic were unable to get the sample cleared.

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