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Space junk: collection is easy, direction is hard to find.

8 Jan 2019, 00:06 UTC
Space junk: collection is easy, direction is hard to find.
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My Twitter friend Stuart Palmer alerted me to this space junk song I didn't know about! It's a good one too. The Bats are a New Zealand band who have been around since the 1980s.Here are the lyrics, which I have transcribed myself for your pleasure. Apologies if I have got some of them wrong. The cruisy tones sometimes made words difficult to distinguish!Space junk is flyingAnd I'm goin' to go and get me someIt will be so easyAnd I'll have a beautiful pileCollection is easyDirection is hard to findTime is the healerSomewhere I'll hide itMaybe on the mellow moonSomeday I'll go and find itSell it for a fortune back homeCollection is easyDirection is hard to findTime is the healerIn the end of course I never made itCos I could never find a hollow moonSpace junk junk is still flyingAnd I'm waiting just for you to beCollection is easyDirection is hard to findTime is the healerAnd I'm still stuck out hereSearching for a better worldAnd I'm still stuck out hereSearching for a better worldAnd I'm still stuck out hereSearching for a better worldThe song draws on the idea that space junk is collectible and valuable, just like the pieces of ...

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