Rob Zombie: Dragula Meaning
Slipping through the trees, strangling the breeze
Dead I am the sky, watching angels cry
While they slowly turn, conquering the worm
Dig through the ditches,
And burn through the witches
I slam in the...
1TOP RATED#1 top rated interpretation:anonymous Feb 9th 2011 report
Both sides are right: The character singing the song is Dracula, and he's screaming around the hillside in his hotrod, Dragula.
It's a play on both names.
Check it: "Dracula" means "Son of the Dragon." It was another name for Vlad Tepes, aka Vlad the Impaler, the "real" Dracula, who was called that because his father was named Vlad Dracul. "Son of the Dragon" = the "exterminating son" in the song.
The "pool spreading from the fool" is blood from one of Dracula's victims.
"Dead I am the rat, feasting on the cat" -- I believe Dracula changed into a rat in the Bram Stoker novel, but it could also be a figurative reference to the vampire's victims; "dying as you purr" could refer to the fact that some of Dracula's victims (mostly the females) enjoy his...attentions, even as they're drained of blood.
Yep. The title is from the name of the car, but the lyrics are obviously about Dracula, not just some anonymous dude driving around in a car named Dragula.
So, yeah. Everybody's right.
As someone else said: Gawd.
2TOP RATED#2 top rated interpretation:anonymous Sep 27th 2016 report
Dig through ditches is clearly when you heat up your tires prior to a run on a drag strip. Then you burn through the witches which are what the timing lights are called and you get slammed back into your seat when accelerating. Rob Zombie clearly said it was about Drag-u-la ....grandpa's dragster from ministers he made to win back the Munster koach after Hermann lost it drag racing.
3TOP RATED#3 top rated interpretation:
anonymous Apr 16th report
"Slipping through the trees" could refer to the timing lights at a drag strip, sometimes called a light tree or a Christmas tree.
"Strangling the breeze" could refer to a drag racer's oversized supercharger, compressing air for the engine.
"I am the rat" could refer to Rat Fink, a popular artist/character/cartoon in drag racing culture.
"Feast upon the cat/tender is the fur/dying as you purr" RZ seems to have a thing for oral pleasure (c.f. "Pussy Liquor"). In French, "le petite mort" (the little death) is what they call an orgasm.
anonymous Jan 21st 2019 report
Rob has said in many interviews, it's about the Munster's car.
anonymous Oct 19th 2017 report
Great song ive loved it since i was a kid keeps it up :)
anonymous Jan 15th 2016 report
Rob zombie said in interview it was a homage to the munsters car. He was highly influenced by the old classic horror movies and the b movie horror sci fi stuff. The tv show the munsters was part of that time period
anonymous Oct 21st 2015 report
Back in the day the feinds loved this song cookers to be exact.burn through the witches banging dope horror.dig through the ditches out cooking one. Slam in the back of my dragula.banging dope. Slipping through the trees strangling the breeze in the wood letting off a anhydrous batch im just saying the dope seen loved this song of coarse any one an any freak can turn a simple song into a crazy interpretation lol
anonymous May 16th 2014 report
If folklore a dragon is also called a wyrm so "conquering the wyrm" could be conquering Dracula(The Son of the Dragon).
anonymous May 31st 2013 report
21 To crack the bone 21 to win
anonymous May 31st 2013 report
Thought it was about blackjack the card game
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