Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

Reverse Engineering

Over on Facebook, popfiend and others (and me!) have been discussing song lyrics that make no sense. Made me think of Phil Collins's "Su-su-sudio," a line that was never MEANT to make sense, because it was a nonsense sound place-holder for lyrics that never came. (What five syllables would you have written in this?: "Theres a girl that's been on my mind, all the time, _____________________" Can't think of anything, right? So don't get on Collins's case for not finding the right words, either.)

Just as we don't know the true exact meaning of what it is to Wang Chung tonight, we never figured out a meaning for "Sussudio." But today it hit me.

Star Trek.

There could've been an alien race called the Sussudio on Next Generation. It came out only a few years later, and it could've explained so much! Phil Collins could've been predicting the future! At least the future as seen on Star Trek.

There. I've explained something. It's a skill.
Tags: music, star trek

  • It's easier to have stuff to write about if I leave the house

    I should have gotten out of the house on Sunday and Monday. I didn't. Yesterday was a nice day, too, so I had that incentive. I made sure to go out…

  • Oh. Moody.

    I've been in A Mood, and I have been since Friday. I'm still dissecting why, and I won't tell you what bits of the mood's causes I've figured out;…

  • Helping Me, Helping Them

    Spending yesterday mainly resting, taking medicine, waiting to get less sore, and being thankful that at least I wasn't feverish, I wanted to get…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.