She sings, "If you need me, me and Neil'll be hangin' out with the Dream King." This is a reference to author Neil Gaiman, who wrote about the Dream King in his graphic novel series The Sandman
. A friend provided her with the comic books during the making of Little Earthquakes
. When Gaiman got wind of the tune, he and Amos started corresponding and struck up a friendship. She includes several nods to the author in her songs, including "Space Dog
," "Hotel," "Carbon," and "Not Dying Today," among others.