R.E.M. - Man on the Moon Lyrics

R.E.M. Automatic for the People cover art
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Mott the Hoople and the game of Life (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Andy Kaufman in the wrestling match (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Monopoly, Twenty-one, Checkers, and Chess (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Mister Fred Blassie in a breakfast mess (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Let's play Twister, let's play Risk (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
See you heaven if you make the list (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Now, Andy did you hear about this one
Tell me, are you locked in the punch
Andy are you goofing on Elvis? Hey, baby
Are we losing touch
If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon
If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool

Moses went walking with the staff of wood (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Newton got beaned by the apple good (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Egypt was troubled by the horrible asp (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Mister Charles Darwin had the gall to ask (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Now Andy did you hear about this one
Tell me, are you locked in the punch
Hey, Andy are you goofing on Elvis? Hey, baby.
Are you having fun
If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon
If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool

Here's a little agit for the never-believer (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Here's a little ghost for the offering (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Here's a truck stop instead of Saint Peter's (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Mister Andy Kaufman's gone wrestling
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Now Andy did you hear about this one
Tell me, are you locked in the punch
Hey Andy are you goofing on Elvis, hey baby, are we losing touch
If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon
If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool

If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon
If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool

If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon
If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool

If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon
If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Drive
  • 2 Try Not to Breathe
  • 3 The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
  • 4 Everybody Hurts
  • 5 New Orleans Instrumental No. 1
  • 6 Sweetness Follows
  • 7 Monty Got a Raw Deal
  • 8 Ignoreland
  • 9 Star Me Kitten
  • 10 Man on the Moon
  • 11 Nightswimming
  • 12 Find the River


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Bill Berry, Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Michael Mills
    album: Track 10 in album Automatic for the People
    release date: 1992-10-6
    popularity : 3449 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 5:15
    producer: R.E.M. and Scott Litt
    mixer: Scott Litt and Clif Norrell
    writer: Bill Berry, Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, Peter Buck
    Album Information
    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 093624505525
    script: Latin