[Verse 1] F Am Cm/Eb It's a god-awful small affair D7 To the girl with the mousy hair Gm Bb C7 But her mummy is yelling "No" F And her daddy has told her to go F Am Cm/Eb But her friend is nowhere to be seen D7 Now she walks through her sunken dream. Gm Bb C7 To the seat with the clearest view And she's hooked to the silver screen [Pre-Chorus] Ab Eaug Fm But the film is a saddening bore Ab7 For she's lived it ten times or more Db Aaug Bbm She could spit in the eyes of fools Db7 As they ask her to focus on [Chorus] Bb Eb Sailors fighting in the dance hall Gm7 Gbaug F Oh man! look at those cavemen go Fm Cm7 It's the freakiest show Ebm7 Bb Take a look at the lawman Eb Beating up the wrong guy Gm Gbaug Oh man! Wonder if he'll ever know F Fm Cm7 He's in the best selling show Ebm7 Gm7 Gbaug Bb C/E Is there life on Mars? [Bridge] F Gbdim Gm Ddim Am Bb Bbm [Verse 2] F Am Cm/Eb It's on Amerika's tortured brow D7 That Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow Gm Bb C7 Now the workers have struck for fame F 'Cause Lennon's on sale again F Am Cm/Eb See the mice in their million hordes D7 From Ibeza to the norfolk broads Gm Bb C7 Rule Britannia is out of bounds To my mother, my dog, and clowns [Pre-Chorus] Ab Eaug Fm But the film is a saddening bore Ab7 For I've writ it ten times or more Db Aaug Bbm It's about to be writ again Db7 As I ask you to focus on [Chorus] Bb Eb Sailors fighting in the dance hall Gm7 Gbaug F Oh man! look at those cavemen go Fm Cm7 It's the freakiest show Ebm7 Bb Take a look at the lawman Eb Beating up the wrong guy Gm Gbaug Oh man! Wonder if he'll ever know F Fm Cm7 He's in the best selling show Ebm7 Gm7 Gbaug Bb C/E Is there life on Mars?
About Life on Mars (song) : "Life on Mars?" was first released on his 1971 album Hunky Dory and later released in 1973 as a single . The song has cryptic lyrics by Bowie and prominent piano by Rick Wakeman . In 2016, Pitchfork named it the best song of the 1970s . Pitchfork also named the song the best time of the '70s . The mix, by its original producer Ken Scott, is 'stripped down' and has only strings, piano and Bowie's vocals . A special music video to promote the compilation was also released . It was released in 1971. It was released as part of album Hunky Dory. The genre is glam rock art rock. The track was release in 1971. Life on Mars (song) has a significant contribution from artist(s) David Bowie,Rick Wakeman,Mick Rock. It is related to the album(s) - Hunky Dory.
About David Bowie - David Robert Jones (8 January 1947) was an English singer-songwriter and actor . He was considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century . David Bowie was considered a leading figure in the music industry . " Space Oddity" became his first top-five entry on the UK Singles Chart in 1969 . Bowie re-emerged in 1972 with his flamboyant and androgynous alter ego Ziggy Stardust . Bowie reached his commercial peak in 1983 with Let's Dance . Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, Bowie continued to experiment with musical styles . David Bowie's music is influenced by genre(s) - art rock glam rock pop electronic experimental.
About Hunky Dory : David Bowie's first studio album for RCA Records . It was recorded in mid-1971 at Trident Studios in London . It featured Rick Wakeman on piano, Mick Ronson and Trevor Bolder . Hunky Dory was released by Bowie in 1971 . The album contains tribute songs to American icons Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan, and the Velvet Underground . HunkyDory shifted Bowie's style towards art pop . Hunky Dory received very positive reviews from British and American publications . It was supported by the singles "Changes" in 1972 and "Life on Mars?" in 1973 . It had a contribution from notable artists like Hunky Dory,David Bowie,Rick Wakeman,Mick Ronson,Trevor Bolder,Mick Woodmansey. Its music is influenced by genres - art pop.