Sea Of Tranquility

Album: Search Party (1981)
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Songfacts®:

  • The Sea of Tranquillity is on the Moon; according to the band's official biography, this song, written by Stuart Wolstenhome, while ostensibly about the futility of the space race during the 1960s and 70s, is a double entendre, possibly seen from a personal perspective, or equally possibly about the materialism of the modern world, hence the closing couplet:

    We sold our souls for senseless gain
    And brought our harvest home in vain
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    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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