What’s your interpretation?
“Subterraneans” is a song by David Bowie, the closing track of his 1977 album Low. “Subterraneans” is mostly instrumental, with brief, obscure lyrics sung near the song’s end.
“Subterraneans” was meant to invoke the misery of those in East Berlin during the Cold War. According to Bowie, people who “got caught in East Berlin after the separation – hence the faint jazz saxophones representing the memory of what it was. (x)