Cevin Soling of The Love Kills Theory explains: "This was largely inspired by Heidegger and Sartre who both grapple extensively with this concept; but also the slew of artists who drove themselves mad in trying to separate their work from their predecessors. Ultimately, we have our own take." (Check out our interview with Cevin Soling.)
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."
New Order took the title for "Blue Monday" from an illustration, which read "Goodbye Blue Monday," in the Kurt Vonnegut book Breakfast Of Champions. The image referred to the invention of the washing machine improving housewives' lives.