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The song peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hotwhere it spent 20 weeks. Ann Wilson revealed in interviews that the song was about Heart's anger towards Mushroom Recordswho as a publicity stunt released a made-up story Barracuda - Heart - The Art Of Love an incestuous affair involving Ann and her Barracuda - Heart - The Art Of Love Nancy Wilson.
The song particularly focuses on Ann's rage towards a man who came up to her after a concert asking how her "lover" was. She initially thought he was talking about her boyfriend, band manager Michael Fisher. After he revealed he was talking about her sister Nancy, Ann became outraged, went back to her hotel room, and wrote the original lyrics of the song.
Producer Mike Flicker added that Mushroom Records was so obtuse in the contract negotiations that Heart decided to discard the album they were working on, Magazine —which the label still released in an unfinished form—and instead sign with the newly formed Portrait Records to make another record, Little Queen.
As Flicker put it, "'Barracuda' was created conceptually out of a lot of this record business bullshit. Barracuda could be anyone from the local promotion man to the president of a record company. That is the barracuda. It was born out of that whole experience. Wilson said:. We've been opening for a band called Nazareth in Europe and also for Queen. And Nazareth had a hit with a Joni Mitchell song that they covered [in ] called 'This Flight Tonight' that had kind of that riff.
So we kind of borrowed that. And we made it into 'Barracuda. But that's kind of what everybody — you borrow from what you love and then you make it your own. It's one of those sounds too, it's one of those guitar tones that I'm still trying to figure out what we did. The Wilson sisters disapproved, as they disagreed with Palin's politics, and sent a cease-and-desist letter to John McCain's campaign,  despite the McCain campaign's claim to have lawfully purchased rights to use the song.
In an appearance on a Seattle talk show, song co-writer and lead guitarist Roger Fisher announced he was thrilled with the RNC 's use of the song, because it both resulted in royalties for the band and gave them an opportunity to publicly point out that he is a "staunch" supporter of Barack Obama.
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