Rock multi-millionaire Davey Dreamnation officially joined the Internet community today by refreshing the front page of his web site seven times in a row, thereby pushing his site counter over the 1000 mark.
“Sure, it sounds like cheating,” his spokewoman admitted, “but so what.”
The rock star with the very long name joins many other celebrities who have been given the official Internet stamp of approval.
“That’s right,” the spokeswoman confirmed, “Davey’s up there with Chris de Burgh and his good mate Howard Jones, though Davey did reveal to me secretly that he is rather miffed by Howard’s “ho-jo” acronym. I mean, “da-dr” just sounds stupid. Davey’s keenly aware of that.”
The spokewoman’s comments underscore a rarely articulated sense of rivalry between Davey and his pals in the British music industry, that now appears to be driving a wedge between formerly friendly superstars, including Sir Roxette and Sir the Artist Formerly Known as Nik Kershaw.
Rumours that the NME is planning a monstrous expose of the entire Dreamnation ouvre (as reported yesterday) can surely only be making things worse for the troubled singer.
“Oh, I don’t know,” the spokewoman muttered in Esperanto, “Davey’s a positive kind of guy. He’ll get through this. I mean, they said he’d never recover from the whole “Nothing Like the Stung” thing [a reference to Kiwi crooner Stung’s cancelled tour of Australasia, on which Davey was originally to provide supports] but look at him now! Have a little faith. I’ve heard the b-side of his next single and, believe me, you are in for something of a surprise. Davey is taking his music to a whole new level.”