The strings effect near the end is sampled in The Pussycat Dolls' Beep (feat. will.i.am).
The electronic guitar during the chorus is sampled in Daft Punk's Face to Face.
According to the Evil Woman Songfacts, the line "There's a hole in my head where the rain comes in," was inspired by the Beatles song, "Fixing a Hole."
You made a fool of me
But them broken dreams have got to end
Hey woman, you got the blues