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"Life on Mars?" is a song by David Bowie first released in 1971 on the album Hunky Dory and also released as a single. The song—which BBC Radio 2 later called "a cross between a Broadway musical and a Salvador Dalí painting"—featured guest piano work by keyboardist Rick Wakeman. When released as a single in 1973, it reached #3 in the UK and stayed on the chart for thirteen weeks. The song re-entered the UK charts at… read more

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It's a god-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling \"No\"
And her daddy has told her to go

David Bowie - Life on Mars? Lyrics

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  • Best song ever made. [2]
  • Best song ever made.
  • "I will always firmly believe that this is one of the best songs to ever have been written. And I love it so much." [4]
  • I've always adored this song, its just perfect in every way even down to the phone ringing in the background at the end! <3
  • Still a terribly difficult song to listen to without crying my eyes out. I need a break....
  • "I will always firmly believe that this is one of the best songs to ever have been written. And I love it so much." [3]
  • Favorite song by Bowie. Goodnight king of cool rest in space my friend.
  • R.I.P.
  • "I will always firmly believe that this is one of the best songs to ever have been written. And I love it so much." [2]
  • I think the same as I did 3 years ago; "I will always firmly believe that this is one of the best songs to ever have been written. And I love it so much."

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