Flying Saucers Have Landed

Album: single release only (1972)

Songfacts®:

  • Written by Abbey Road session man Laurie Marshall, recorded under the pseudonym of Paul St. John and released on the Pye label, this strangely appealing piece of nonsense takes its title from the 1953 book by self-styled contactee (and con man) George Adamski. It was though clearly influenced by the works of Erich Von Däniken, as was the monster Chris de Burgh track "A Spaceman Came Traveling" of three years later. Sadly, it did not enjoy the same commercial success. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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