Drakkar Noir

Songfacts®:

  • This song is titled after a men's fragrance once hankered after by frat boys. The cologne was introduced in 1982 and is manufactured under license by the L'Oreal Group. The name is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable "Dra-CAR".
  • Vocalist Thomas Mars told NME that this is "a song about mediocrity."
  • Phoenix performed the song as part of a two-track suite along with "Trying To Be Cool" on the April 6, 2013 edition of Saturday Night Live.

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