Jon Fratelli told The Sunday Mail May 4, 2008 about this folky track: "I got excited when I wrote this - sometimes you just know. I'm proud of the lyrics. There is a line, 'Get it right today and you may still be here tomorrow' which sums all of this music stuff up."
Jon Fratelli in an interview with the Daily Mail June 6, 2008: "I wrote this when I came home from the US. I felt happy that I'd shaken off the homesickness."
Will.I.am, literally dreamt up "I Gotta Feelin'." Said the Black Eyed Pea: "Have you ever had a dream where there's a melody in your dream? I'll wake up out of my sleep and record that! 'I Gotta Feelin' was one of those songs."