Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti gave his take on the tune in a 2006 Clash interview
. "That whole song is like where we confess that we're just going to do our thing and we're going to be a band and live by our own integrity and never compromise," he explained. "The music industry is like any other business. It's about trade-offs. And very often when you don't give what people are expecting of you - you know, the powers that be that decide how successful you're going to be - they'll f--k you in the ass. I'm not going to name any names but a lot of times we haven't done things because we feel like we'd be embarrassed to do them and that's cut off our road with certain people."