Who knows what my spirit is worth in cold hard cash
EMusic interviewed Longstreth and asked him, “What was on your mind when you wrote The Socialities and that line, “Who knows what my spirit is worth in cold hard cash?”” He answered:
I have no idea. I don’t know what was on my mind. I was thinking about that moment in Ghostbusters when Louis is being chased by a Terror Dog and he ends up pinned to the glass of that incredibly fancy restaurant on Central Park West. He’s pressing his face up against the glass and looking at these diners out of insane desperation, and they’re momentarily disturbed. But then, when he gets mauled by the dog and pulled into the bushes out of sight, they immediately go back to their meet-up.
EMusic: So wait, was that actually it?
DL: No, no, no.
EMusic: Can that now be the official explanation?
DL: I just gave it to you!
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