"Spent the summer staring out the window"
"Is that the same Poland that produced a Pope?"
— Graham Norton (via
""Perfect Day" was originally inspired by a ham sandwich I had eaten. It was so amazing that it had turned my day into a perfect day. It was delicious, so delicious that I decided to dedicate a song to it. I really liked where I was going with the song so I changed some of the lyrics around and now it just sounds like any ordinary song. Most people wouldn’t of guessed that it was about a ham sandwich."
— Lou Reed on “Perfect Day” (via