This was ALWAYS going to end f.ugly.
The puppets were set up and how well they danced to someone else’s tune.
But the curtain has fallen.
YOU ARE THE CHOICES THAT YOU MAKE.
This song by Abba was a truth drop. They had been given everything that they ever wished for. But it did not take long for them to realise just how SEVERELY they’d been controlled and manipulated to make money for other people.
Both couples divorced. The band split up. Their talent had been too abused and they knew it.
“You’re so free, ” that’s what everybody’s telling me
Yet I feel I’m like an outward-bound, pushed around, refugee
Something’s wrong, got a feeling that I don’t belong
As if I have come from outer space, out of place, like King Kong
I’m a marionette, just a marionette, pull the string
I’m a marionette, everybody’s pet, just as long as I sing
I’m a marionette, see my pirouette, round and round
I’m a marionette, I’m a marionette, just a silly old clown
Check out Der Blaue Engel and what happened to Prof RAT.