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    Rockwrock

    Hello,

    I would like to ask if the word rockwrock in the insane song lyrics by Ultravox is a metaphor for sexual intercourse.

    http://www.allthelyrics.com/lyrics/u...cs-579833.html

    Ultravox, Rockwrock, 1978

    Thanks a lot.
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    Re: Rockwrock

    It could be, given the references to ripping clothes off, etc. However, I never paid much attention to John Foxx's lyrics- they just bounce along with the music and often don't seem to mean much. I guess that the sound is as important as the meaning here- it's catchy. I have never heard the term used since I first heard this song.

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    Re: Rockwrock

    Do you mean 'rockwrok' (no 'c'). Hmm, Google has both spellings; no doubt it's a common mistake.

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    Re: Rockwrock

    My burn of an ancient CD spells it "ROckWrok". I can't remember what the original album said.

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