This acoustic track is from Tiara Thomas' Up In Smoke EP. She told MTV News: "'How It Is' was a conversation with myself in my head. Talking about things that people go through in everyday life. Just dealing with people. Dealing with how things are."
In Gary Numan's "Cars," the message is that cars lead to a mechanical society devoid of personal interaction. This didn't stop automakers from using it in commercials. Both Nissan and Oldsmobile have used it in ads.