Sleeping Satellite

Album: Great Expectations (1992)
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  • I blame you for the moonlit sky
    and the dream that died
    with the eagles' flight
    I blame you for the moonlit nights
    when I wonder why
    are the seas still dry?
    don't blame this sleeping satellite

    Did we fly to the moon too soon
    did we squander the chance
    in the rush of the race
    the reason we chase is lost in romance
    and still we try
    to justify the waste
    for a taste of man's greatest adventure

    I blame you for the moonlit sky
    and the dream that died
    with the eagles' flight
    blame you for the moonlit nights
    when I wonder why
    are the seas still dry?
    don't blame this sleeping satellite

    have we lost what it takes to advance?
    have we peaked too soon?
    if the world is so green
    then why does it scream under a blue moon
    we wonder why
    If the earth's sacrificed
    for the price of it's greatest treasure

    I blame you for the moonlit sky
    and the dream that died
    with the eagles' flight
    blame you for the moonlit nights
    when I wonder why
    are the seas still dry?
    don't blame this sleeping satellite

    and when we shoot for the stars
    what a giant step
    have we got what it takes
    to carry the weight of this concept
    or pass it by like a shot in the dark
    miss the mark with a sense of adventure

    I blame you for the moonlit sky
    and the dream that died
    with the eagles' flight
    blame you for the moonlit nights
    when I wonder why
    are the seas still dry?
    don't blame this sleeping satellite Writer/s: JOHN BECK, JOHN HUGHES, TASMIN ARCHER
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Rich from Rhode Island UsaLove this song and whole "Great expectations" Album
  • Tezzerii from EnglandIt wasn't just a loss of interest in the space program. Lots of people were protesting the amount of money spent on space exploration, while people were starving in many parts of the world. Public opinion turned against the space program. Politicians cut NASA's funding to appease the voters. That's why it died.
  • Dave Walker from Philadelphia, PaI play it as part of my Walk-In Music list at our local Planetarium.
  • Simon from MaputoWho was the bass player? Can't find it listed anywhere, but the bass really drives the song!
  • Daztoot45 from North Wales United KingdomI've always said that the song was about the Apollo moon landings. I knew it!
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