Friday, July 3, 2009

MJ/WH Intertextuality

Am I the only person in the world who noticed that
I have the stuff that you want; I am the thing that you need
from "Dirty Diana" shows up five years later as
I've got the stuff that you want; I've got the thing that you need
in "Queen of the Night"?

I mean, quibble if you want with the slight differences between the two, but the rhythmic similarities and common aural tone really betray some sort of intentional link (conscious or otherwise).

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