Life on Mars?
David Bowie Lyrics


It's a God-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling "No"
And her daddy has told her to go

But her friend is nowhere to be seen
Now she walks through her sunken dream
To the seat with the clearest view
And she's hooked to the silver screen
But the film is a saddening bore
For she's lived it ten times or more
She could spit in the eyes of fools
As they ask her to focus on

Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man! Look at those cavemen go
It's the freakiest show
Take a look at the lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man, wonder if he'll ever know
He's in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?

It's on America's tortured brow
That Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow
Now the workers have struck for fame
'Cause Lenin's on sale again
See the mice in their million hordes
From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads
Rule Britannia is out of bounds
To my mother, my dog, and clowns
But the film is a saddening bore
'Cause I wrote it ten times or more
It's about to be writ again
As I ask you to focus on

Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man! Look at those cavemen go
It's the freakiest show
Take a look at the lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man, wonder if he'll ever know
He's in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?

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Written by: David Bowie

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Lyrics

It's a God-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling no
And her daddy has told her to go
But her friend is nowhere to be seen
Now she walks through her sunken dream
To the seat with the clearest view
And she's hooked to the silver screen
But the film is a saddening bore
For she's lived it ten times or more
She could spit in the eyes of fools
As they ask her to focus on
Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man, look at those cavemen go
It's the freakiest show
Take a look at the lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man, wonder if he'll ever know
He's in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?
It's on America's tortured brow
That Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow
Now the workers have struck for fame
'Cause Lennon's on sale again
See the mice in their million hordes
From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads
Rule Britannia is out of bounds
To my mother, my dog, and clowns
But the film is a saddening bore
'Cause I wrote it ten times or more
It's about to be writ again
As I ask you to focus on
Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man, look at those cavemen go
It's the freakiest show
Take a look at the lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man, wonder if he'll ever know
He's in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?



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@Craig Krane

Ok cool.

I wish it was the case in the UK, maybe it was but I didn't hear much

I'm a cab driver though & used to take an autistic 10 year old to school & on that day, the first thing he said to me was - "Isn't it sad about David Bowie? I know he was a really big star for older people!" which was random to say the least!

Bit of a British thing generally though, we are not big on showing emotion, happy or sad....😕



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Prime Pap

It is a sad day today Friday, November 19. The man who shot this video for David Bowie, Mick Rock has died today. Mick Rock has did tons of work for many different artists David Bowie, Queen, Iggy Pop etc. He was known to many as “the man who shot the 70s” but I’m sure he was so much more. It’s good to realize and learn about the people behind such great masterpieces such as this besides the artist who wrote and preformed them.

Alica Chapman

Rip mick ❤️

TheSummerSaphire

Rip mick

Lix Autofix

F 🙏

Sam Snider

Thanks for sharing, very interesting, and very sad.

Claudio Patrizi

I thought Mick Rock was an excellent photographer, now I discover he was a videomaker, too....How many excellent people we've lost...

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Steven B ́Ayron

We love David Bowie. Today, 75 years ago, his mother probably gave us the greatest artist of all time.

Jackson Fawkes

This dude is dedicated, even his pfp is bowie, I suppose I cant talk mine is led zeppelin on a few of my social media accounts 🙂😂

Partick Thistled

My older brother, the family intellectual, was a huge Bowie fan. I remember hearing this and other Bowie songs echoing through out our house over and over again but never had much appreciation for them until now, 50 years later. I regret not paying more attention to the genius my brother was tapping into behind his bedroom door.

Richard Young

@Travis well done sir keeping them in line when it comes to music 🎶, I had the same problem the other way around, I,m the youngest in my family, being 1of 6 I had my work cut out but I got there with the help of the STONES, ZEPPELIN, WHO, BOWIE, T,REX, SWEET, HUMBLE PIE, great music from them and a lot more, so enjoy it and may it last forever. PEACE BE WITH YOU MY FRIEND. 🙏 😎✌🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

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