Kotzen: “I remember liking the music to it, and I liked what I was singing, but I was struggling with the lyrics. I had a ridiculous drug reference, like ‘16 fever,’ and I said, ‘I don’t want to sing about this,’ but sometimes you get locked into what sounds right phonetically against the music.
“One day, Billy, who knew that I was having a problem with the words, said to me, ‘What if you said ‘six feet deeper,’ like you’re in a bad relationship? I grabbed it, that storyline, and it worked really well. Sometimes you just need another person to make sense of everything. It can be a tiny little suggestion like that, but the difference it makes is incredible.”