On this slow Southern blues number, Alison Mosshart is toying with a lover. Bass player Jack Lawrence described the writing process of Sea of Cowards to the Associated Press: "All of us are writing in one room together. We're going in with nothing usually and sitting down and someone comes up with one part, and everybody else chimes in. And Alison's sitting over in the corner writing lyrics to it the whole time."
The Flaming Lips' "Do You Realize??" was named in March 2009 the official Rock Song of Oklahoma. Four years later, Oklahoma's governor Mary Fallin pulled the tune as the state's official rock song in a move her office said had more to do with priorities than musical taste.
The chorus of "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir" in "Lady Marmalade" is French for "Do you want to sleep with me tonight?" When Labelle performed it on television, they had to change it to "Voulez-vous danser avec moi ce soir" (Do you want to dance with me tonight?).
"Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who is about a revolution, but it doesn't have a happy ending, since in the end the new regime becomes just like the old one. Pete Townshend thought that whoever was in power was destined to become corrupt.