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David Bowie – Space Oddity lyrics

Ground control to major Tom
Ground control to major Tom
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on
(Ten) Ground control (Nine) to major Tom (Eight)
(Seven, six) Commencing countdown (Five), engines on (Four)
(Three, two) Check ignition (One) and may gods (Blastoff) love be with you

This is ground control to major Tom, you've really made the grade
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear
Now it's time to leave the capsule if you dare

This is major Tom to ground control, I'm stepping through the door
And I'm floating in a most peculiar way
And the stars look very different today
Here am I sitting in a tin can far above the world
Planet Earth is blue and there's nothing I can do

Though I'm past one hundred thousand miles, I'm feeling very still
And I think my spaceship knows which way to go
Tell my wife I love her very much, she knows
Ground control to major Tom, your circuits dead, there's something wrong
Can you hear me, major Tom?
Can you hear me, major Tom?
Can you hear me, major Tom?
Can you
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Here am I sitting in my tin can far above the Moon
Planet Earth is blue and there's nothing I can do



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    The idea of the song came from the movie "Space Odyssey". Bowie says he saw the movie while stoned, and that "it was the trippiest thing". The movie was the back to the song, and Bowie said that he had always loved the idea of space, and traveling there, but that the idea terrified him at the same time.
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      The idea of the song came from the movie "Space Odyssey". Bowie says he saw the movie while stoned,... Read more →

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