Spaceman

Album: The Boy With The X-Ray Eyes (1996)
Charted: 1
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Songfacts®:

  • This song was the biggest selling single in the UK in 1996. It became EMI's fastest selling single since The Beatles "She Loves You," selling 418,000 copies in its first 6 days after release thanks to its use in a Levi's Jeans advertisement.
  • The song was used for a Levi's Jeans campaign after some ad executives heard an Arthur Baker remix played at the wrong speed by a club DJ.
  • This song is about a visiting alien being true to himself and not falling for peer pressure.
  • In France, this held the record for the biggest leap to #1 when it rose from 26 to 1. Later, Las Ketchup broke the record with "The Ketchup Song." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above

Comments: 1

  • Laura from Bham, United KingdomLove this song, and the synth bit! :D
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