Cruz wrote and produced this epic ballad himself. He explained in publicity materials: "This is one of those songs about thinking the grass is greener but actually it isn't and I was a bit stupid there! It's not from personal experience though!"
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.