David Bowie: Cracked Actor Meaning
No tags, suggest one.
Get "Cracked Actor" on MP3:Get MP3 from Amazon
Cracked Actor Lyrics
I've come on a few years from my Hollywood Highs
The best of the last, the cleanest star they ever had
I'm stiff on my legend,
the films that I made
Forget that I'm fifty
cause you just got paid
Crack, baby, crack,
anonymous Jul 12th, 2017 7:35pm report
As an English major @ university, I wrote & delivered orally a paper comparing ‘Cracked Actor’ to Robert Frost’s poem, ‘Provide Provide’ – which is also about an aging star who’s limelight had faded & who has to pay people to hang out with him.
Google the poem & compare the lyrics – I received an A for the paper (the Prof had never read any of Bowie's lyrics), caught the attention of the English Department Head & was offered a job tutoring English at the school’s Drop-In Center.
anonymous Jan 21st, 2016 1:20pm report
Let david bowie figure it out.......i don't have all day.
anonymous Oct 5th, 2008 10:37pm report
This is based on Bowie's experiences in LA. According to Bowie, it was difficult to tell the actors from the prostitutes on the streets.
More David Bowie song meanings »
Submit Your Interpretation
Related Blog Posts
|Take It Out On Me||anonymous|
|Angel of the Morning||anonymous|
|Everything in Its Right Place||anonymous|
|End Of Days||anonymous|
|Pray for Me||anonymous|