God In An Alcove

Album: In the Flat Field (1980)
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Songfacts®:

  • An early Bauhaus track, lead singer Peter Murphy describes this song as being about "the myth of rock stardom."

    Murphy believes in God, but this song deals with a different kind of deity: the god of egocentrism. "That god, that reality, was beautifully trashed," he told SOMA. "The god was killed."

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