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David Bowie Space Oddity Lyrics

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Album: Track 1 on David Bowie
Format: Vinyl record
Producer: Gus Dudgeon
Length: 5:15
Recorded: Trident Studios, 20 June 1969
Genre: Psychedelic folk, psychedelic rock, space rock, progressive rock
Released: July 1969 (Original release)
Writer(s): David Bowie
Label: Philips (UK), Mercury (U.S.), RCA


Ground Control to Major Tom
Ground Control to Major Tom
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on

Ground Control to Major Tom
Commencing countdown, engines on
Check ignition and may God's love be with you

Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five,
Four, Three, Two, One, Liftoff

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

For here
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Am I floating round my 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 circuit's 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....

"Here am I sitting in a tin can
Far above the Moon
Planet Earth is blue
And there's nothing I can do."

Thanks to Matthew for the correction
David Bowie's Space Oddity album cover
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