Wednesday August 13, 2008
This I Believe #33
...that in David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust", the phrase "making love with his ego" was intended to have an instrumental, rather than comitative or reciprocal, reading.
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Interestingly, I'd never considered any other interpretation til just now.
Posted by: Hamilton Lovecraft at Aug 13, 2008 8:37:05 AM
Wait, really? I always interpreted it as "He and his ego were making love". I mean, the lyrics don't make any sense if you interpret...er, if the sentence...er. The lyrics don't make any sense.
Posted by: Lance at Aug 29, 2008 2:15:04 PM
I like this. Although I still like the way I misheard it when I was little better; I thought it was, "Making love with mosquitoes." It made sense! Because they were spiders!
Posted by: RhiannonStone at Sep 13, 2008 2:12:38 AM