King Crimson: Dig Me Meaning
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Dig Me Lyrics
toothy grills and car parts before me...the acid rain floods my
floorboard, burns my pores, and rots my upholstry.. once I was
worshipped, polished magnificently, now I lay in...
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This song is the lament of a once-shiny, sleek sports car that is now an old, rusty, heap sitting in a junkyard.
Just as an elderly person may still feel like a kid inside, this old clunker still feels like a hot rod, and dreams of getting back on the highway.
Lyricist/vocalist Adrian Belew is fond of wordplay. In this case, the words "dig" and "bury" are related, as they're both things you do with a shovel. "Dig" is also a slang word for "like" or "love."
The car is pleading for SOMEBODY to love him and drive him again, before he gets put in the metal compactor and buried forever.
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