Kim Deal was concerned that this track would bring to mind the American math rock band Battles. She told Rolling Stone magazine: "I'm like, oh my God, everybody thinks we're going to try to bite off this Battles thing. But it's from a lyric."
Deal explained to Uncut magazine February 2008 why the album only lasts 36 minutes: "There's 13 songs. It's about 36 minutes long. I know that's kinda short, but I couldn't think of another song."
"Pink Cadillac" was a B-side for Bruce Springsteen in 1984, but after Aretha Franklin sang about pink Cadillacs on "Freeway Of Love" the following year, Natalie Cole covered the song and had a hit with it in 1988.
The Four Tops' "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" was written by the Motown team of Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland. The phrase "Sugar pie, honey bunch" was something Dozier's grandfather used to say when he was a kid.