In an interview with Revolt TV, Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie reveals that “Miss Jackson,” the lead single from the band’s latest album Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die! was built around a sample of Fiona Apple’s “Every Single Night” until Apple refused to clear it.
“She was not having it, man, she was so bummed on us,” says Urie, before calling Apple a bitch. P!ATD ended up reworking the track, and Urie says he’s still a fan.
Watch the interview below, which includes some playback of the original Apple-sampling track when it was titled “Bad Apple.”
Here’s how “Miss Jackson” turned out: