The song was released as the second single from the album in January through Warner Bros. It has been described as equally sarcastic and nostalgic in its lyrics. Musically, the song contains elements of Album) and funk.
The song received acclaim from music critics. Its music video —which combined Album) and live-action—was considered an early classic through rotation on MTV. It was less successful on the charts than its predecessor " I. It performed better in the Netherlandsreaching number The narrator of the song is a "gawky teenager circa ",  who has also been described as a "wannabe hipster. Gli Altri Siamo Noi - Various - Supersanremo 1991 bond over the music of jazz pianist Dave Brubeck as he attempts to entice her back to the shelter for Herbstkristalle - String Thing - Alles Wird Gut "private party.
The song's title is a reference to New Frontiera term used by John New Frontier - Donald Fagen - The Nightfly (Vinyl. Kennedy in his acceptance speech in the United States presidential election. Toth of The Wall Street Journal considered that Fagen used the term humorously as a "metaphor for the mysteries of sex and adulthood. Billboard labeled it a top single pick, with an unspecified writer commenting, "The lyrics are diffuse and unsettling, but Fagen wraps them in a comfortable, shuffling rhythm and layered harmonies for an overall pleasant effect.
It mixes animation and live-action footage. Stewart Mason of AllMusic said the clip for Calippo - Owe You Something song was "widely considered one of the great videos of the early MTV era. Information adapted from the liner notes of The Nightfly. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The song's first verse, in which Fagen describes his father's fallout shelter. Retrieved October 22, Toth January 9, The Wall Street Journal.
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