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Peter Schilling (born Pierre Michael Schilling on January 28, 1956, Stuttgart, Germany) is a German musician whose songs often feature science-fiction themes (aliens, astronauts, nuclear holocausts, etc.).

His biggest hit Major Tom (Völlig losgelöst) was released in German in 1982. The song is a a retelling of David Bowie’s classic 1969 song “Space Oddity”.

The English version of Major Tom became an international hit in 1983 when Peter released the album Error in the System.

http://www.peterschilling.com/

Edited by mortenprom on 4 Aug 2008, 23:05

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