What does The Supermen mean?

David Bowie: The Supermen Meaning

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The Supermen Lyrics

When all the world was very young
And mountain magic heavy hung
The supermen would walk in file
Guardians of a loveless isle
And gloomy browed with superfear their tragic endless lives
Could heave nor sigh
In solemn, perverse serenity,...

  1. anonymous
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    Dec 9th 2017 !⃝

    Perhaps Hitler's dream of the Arian Race. They were called "Supermen" and we're said to be dependants of the people of Atlantis. "Walk in file" like soldiers. "Sad-eyed mermen" like people from Atlantis.

  2. anonymous
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    Nov 14th 2016 !⃝

    I think that the song is about an ancient type of man that cannot die, therefore goes mad. It's very Lovecraftian, just look at any of Lovecraft's works.


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