Cyrano Masochiste

Album: Borrell 1 (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • The former Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell asks on this song: "I am a masochist. You are a narcissist. Aren't you glad I exist?" He then proceeds to complain that people took his jokes seriously and laughed when he was in earnest. "It's my way of looking at the whole rock star construct and leaving it behind," Borrell explained to Q magazine. "It's a mad position to put yourself in. It's so full of contradictions. Make a ton of money. Aim for the big prizes. Build s school in Africa. Actually all I wanted was to make music…"

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