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Trivia / My Way

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  • Colbert Bump: A fresh generation of fans were exposed to the titular song through, of all places, Dragon Ball Z Abridged, when, in Episode 60 Part 3 Cell dies singing the song over a Really Dead Montage as Gohan disintegrates him with The Kamehameha Wave.
  • Creator Backlash: According to his daughter Tina, Sinatra came to loathe the title song "My Way", being forever connected to the song and believing it to be self indulgent.
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  • Magnum Opus Dissonance: "My Way" became Sinatra's de facto signature tune, though as stated above, he allegedly didn't think highly of the song and came to resent this.
  • What Could Have Been: "Comme D'Habitude", the song "My Way" is set to the melody of, was originally going to have the English version of it be written by David Bowie, titled "Even a Fool Learns to Love", only for it to get rejected. Upon the success of "My Way", David Bowie wrote his now-famous song "Life on Mars" as a parody of Sinatra's version.

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