This song about a jerk contains some typically confessional lyrical content, including the line, "don't f--k me in front of me." Yamagata told Rolling Stone magazine: "I didn't censor anything. When I wrote that, I thought, 'I can name a lot of women who are gonna get that right off the bat.'"
This featured in the "Homeward Bound" episode of the medical drama television program Private Practice.
Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees on their 1967 tour, and it did not go well. The young, mostly female crowd shouted "Davy" when Hendrix sang the word "Lady" in "Foxy Lady" in honor of who they came to see: Monkees lead singer Davy Jones.