In the DMB setting, this mini-song has nearly always been played as an introduction to Rapunzel
, including on Before These Crowded Streets
. It originated as an outro to acoustic performances of Jimi Thing
, however, entitled What Will Become of Me
The title was long said to mean "Welcome to our home" in Gambian; however, there is no such language. The current, more believable explanation is that it means "There's a snake in my pants" in an Indian language, and it has been attributed to one of the band's former cooks.