Jewel in the Night

Album: Not on an album (2012)
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Songfacts®:

  • Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield made history when he laid down this foksy tune whilst orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station - it was the first ever song to be recorded in outer space. Recording conditions clearly weren't perfect as when the song was uploaded onto YouTube on December 24, 2012, the singing spaceman warned us we "might hear the slight buzz of the station's fans in the background."
  • Chris's brother, Dave Hadfield, wrote this song. Dave is also a musicians and sometimes collaborates with Chris.

Comments: 1

  • Facto from CanadaThe song was written by Chris's brother Dave Hadfield according to this article: http://bit.ly/2MAQ7qG
    The song has since been included on a 2015 album Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can
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