This jaunty glam song about the wages of stardom comes with multiple allusions to the actual Prince.Once upon a time, there was a prince
He tried to save the world with funk rock riffs
Rivers Cuomo told Entertainment Weekly
that he didn't set out to write a song about The Purple One, however as he was working on the track and listening to it every day, he "just couldn't help but be reminded of him and his story."
Cuomo added that he has been a big Prince fan from around the age of 20, and he "just started tweaking the lyrics to make some Prince references."