Vocalist Scott Weiland
was also the band's lyricist, and one of the lines in this song - "Is it a hickory hypothesis / Or one-man show?" - appears to acknowledge his functional détente with the band. "I need my bus with my assistant so I can work on other business," he told Spin
magazine. "Besides, I don't like to sleep in a submarine anymore. We leave at different times. They like that vibe of having the elaborate dressing rooms, and I could give a s--t. I wanna do the show and go to the next place."