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David Bowie: The Supermen Meaning

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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,...

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    anonymous
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    Dec 9th, 12:13pm report


    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.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 14th, 2016 11:09pm report


    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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