The White Stripes - "Seven Nation Army"
Lyric: "And I'm talking to myself at night / Because I can't forget / Back and forth through my mind / Behind a cigarette"
I like the image of Jack White pacing around, muttering to himself and smoking a cigarette. The band does something with the drums and bassline in that beginning section of "Seven Nation Army" that feels exactly like the antsy pacing of a smoker. But the way White wrote this line is even more interesting—he places himself behind the cigarette, as if he's hiding behind it or using it as protection. This is a very apt image, as many smokers use their cigarettes as shields from the outside world. It's funny to think of Jack White needing a cigarette to hide behind, but I guess we must remember that rockstars are human too.