rip roaring,free scoring,never boring, celtic.
its about glue sniffing,long time ago if you couldnt afford or get drugs you would sniff glue to get a buzz,its about paranoia as in everyone lies.i thought it was really obvious.
its always been seen as glamorous especially where money flows,in fact police dont check banknotes in the uk for illicit drugs anymore because just about every banknote is contaminated within weeks of entering circulation.
no dont talk mince, sniffing glue was an 80s thing where hard drugs were hard to get unless you went to the big cities so glue was a substitute where you would take what you could get.Sniffing glue is seen as glamorous where money flows?
Put down that jar, my son.
though it’s only fair to add that Bowie ‘stole’ it from Bo Diddley or Muddy Waters...
The Jean Genie. The Jean Genie (live, 1972). The Jean Genie (live, TOTP, 1972). The Jean Genie (live, with Jeff Beck, 1973). The Jean Genie (1980 Floor Show, 1973). The Jean Genie (live, 1974). The…www.google.com
its not, but you would need the answer from M himself,remember he said years ago he likes his titles to roll off the tongue so the two gs help with that.
Yeah, good song. I’m sure Sweet was influenced by Bowie too, at least with the Jean Genie riff there.
Bowie's was written after but recorded first. He's a slippery one.In January 1973 at the height of the glam rock craze, two singles with instantly memorable but remarkably similar riffs were both enjoying chart success: The Sweet’s ‘Blockbuster!’ and David Bowie’…darrensmusicblog.com