The song's music video features Scorpio (aka Nikki Diamond) from TV's Gladiators and the Australian actor Guy Pearce (L.A. Confidential, Iron Man 3) as the blue superhero. Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell recalled to NME of the latter: "He's such a good actor that he just pulled it off – we got Guy Pearce in the video and nobody recognised him! He's this old Superman and he looks too convincing with his rotten teeth. No one knew it was Guy Pearce."
Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" opens with the South African female singer Letta Mbulu saying the Swahili phrase "Naku penda piya-naku taka piya-mpenziwe." There was some geographic liberty here, as Swahili is not spoken in the West African nation of Liberia.
It really was so easy for Linda Ronstadt to score a hit with her Buddy Holly cover of "It's So Easy." She would sometimes change the lyric to: "It's so easy to have a hit, all you have to do is recycle it."