Out Of This World

Album: Afraid Of Sunlight (1995)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was written about Donald Campbell, a British man who broke his own water speed record repeatedly. In 1967 Donald lost control of his boat, the Bluebird K7, and both the boat and the man were lost to the lake.

    After hearing this song, a man named Bill Smith was inspired to raise the wreckage of the Bluebird. Steve Hogarth and Steve Rothery of Marillion were on hand for the raising on May 8, 2001. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Andy - Eatontown, NJ

Comments: 2

  • Alan from Doulting, United KingdomThis is a fantastic song by a greatly underrated group. the whole album oozes quality and this song in particular is a masterpiece. Everytime I hear it I get shivers up my spine.
  • Andy from Eatontown, NjSuch a gorgeous song.. Goto this address to read Hogarth's description of the raising of the bluebird. http://www.marillion.com/band/hogarth/bluebird.html
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