Icona Pop considers "I Love It" a kiss-off to their boyfriends: "we just wanted to get the song out and get the pigs to hear it," Jawo said.
Often heard as a patriotic song, "Down Under" is really about the selling of Australia and makes a strong political statement.
Grazing In The Grass by The Friends Of Distinction was the first big hit to use the phrase "dig it" in the lyric.
The song "Sadeness" by Enigma (the one with the chanting monks), got its name from the French novelist Marquis de Sade, who believed sex had to be painful in order to be pleasurable - thus the word "sadism."
Christine McVie wrote "Songbird" for Fleetwood Mac's Rumours album in just half a hour after she woke up in the middle of the night with the song in her head.
Billy Ocean's "Caribbean Queen" was also recorded as "European Queen" and "African Queen" for release on those continents.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
Established as a redoubtable singer-songwriter, the Men At Work frontman explains how religion, sobriety and Jack Nicholson play into his songwriting.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
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