View Single Post
  #15  
Old 28 April 2008, 05:00 PM
snopes's Avatar
snopes snopes is offline
 
Join Date: 18 February 2000
Location: California
Posts: 109,660
Icon104

Quote:
Originally Posted by Richard W View Post
I've never understood why it's supposed to be vain for the subject of the song to think the song is about them, when it is about them
I think that's the "secret" to the song. It wasn't really *about* any one particular person; it was inspired by several people, all of whom are now left (vainly) wondering if the song was about them.

- snopes
Reply With Quote