Lotus

Album: Up (1998)
Charted: 26

Songfacts®:

  • In the chorus it's said "I ate the Lotus." The Lotus is a edible water plant, that has intoxicating effects. In Greek Mythology, as featured in Homer's Odyssey, the "Lotus Eaters" or "Lotophagi" are mentioned, people who live in a permanent state of intoxication because of consuming the plant all the time. They are also mentioned in Nick Cave & the Bad Seed's "Night of the Lotus Eaters." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Martin - Rostock, Germany

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