Karmadillo - Radio Gagarin

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Written to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned flight into space, this song actually features Gagarin on the radio during pre-launch from the Vostok 1!

lyrics

Verse:
Spring / 1961 / Gagarin / chosen as the one
He climbs / into the Vostok 1 / which climbs / into the sky and then its gone
And I want to know / what its like to boldly go / up into the heavens / where no human has been present

Watching / a distant Baikonaur / and every / one you know grow small
One minute / your looking at the Kazakh lands / the next / you're the pinnacle of man
what are u seeing up there? / what are you feeling up there? / whats it like being up there? / I'd like to know

Chorus:
So Radio Gagarin and ask him what its like soaring
Up above the skies / in a satellite / looking down at human life
It must feel so ace / flying through space / being looked up at by the human race

credits

from Geek Like Me, released March 11, 2011
Written, recorded and produced by Karmadillo. Thanks to Yekaterina Gorodova for the Russian nursery rhyme and Sven Grahn for his Sounds From Space website - svengrahn.pp.se

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