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, if the 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