Waits signs off the Deluxe edition of Bad as Me with this imagination of what's it like to die. During an interview with UK newspaper The Observer he was asked if this is the kind of thing that keeps him awake at nights? "Well, I guess," Waits replied. "But that song started out just as a riff, taking triple rhymes, batting them back and forth. 'Like a jail door closing, like a male whore dozing…' And so on."
The Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" came top of a 2013 Spotify poll to find out which songs music fans most commonly hear people singing incorrectly. Many believe Annie Lennox is singing: "Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to disagree?"
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."