Gratisfaction

  • Lead singer Julian Casablancas (from the NME): "It's a sound that I usually hate, but when they were doing the background vocals on the chorus, I was trying to get (engineer/producer) Gus (Oberg) to get that, like, Boston chorus sound."
  • The song title evokes The Replacements' leader Paul Westerberg's 1999 solo album Suicaine Gratifaction.

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