Thursday, March 06, 2008

Interesting Album Titles, Part One in a Series of Two

"Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!", is, as they say, the fourteenth studio album by international alternative rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. It's an interesting album title to me because in Swedish "dig" is the objective form of the pronoun "du" - both meaning "you" in English. So I can't help but read the title as "You, Lazarus, You!!!"

And that reminds me of what Sideshow Bob once said in The Simpsons:

When he was asked by the Parole Board in the same episode what "Die, Bart, Die" stands for, he simply replied that it was German for “The, Bart, The”. The Parole Board was impressed by the answer and Bob was released.

Part Two in this series to be published in 2009.

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