"Ashes To Ashes" as written by and David Bowie....
Do you remember a guy that's been
In such an early song
I've heard a rumor from Ground Control
Oh no, don't say it's true

They got a message from the Action Man
"I'm happy, hope you're happy too
I've loved all I've needed to love
Sordid details following"

The shrieking of nothing is killing
Just pictures of Jap girls in synthesis and I
Ain't got no money and I ain't got no hair
But I'm hoping to kick but the planet it's glowing

Ashes to ashes, funk to funky
We know Major Tom's a junkie
Strung out in heaven's high
Hitting an all-time low

Time and again I tell myself
I'll stay clean tonight
But the little green wheels are following me
Oh no, not again
I'm stuck with a valuable friend
"I'm happy, hope you're happy too"
One flash of light but no smoking pistol

I never done good things I never done bad things
I never did anything out of the blue, woh-o-oh
Want an axe to break the ice
Wanna come down right now

Ashes to ashes, funk to funky
We know Major Tom's a junkie
Strung out in heaven's high
Hitting an all-time low

My mother said to get things done
You'd better not mess with Major Tom


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"Ashes to Ashes" as written by Jay Siegel Dave Appell

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    General CommentA great cover for David Bowie's song...
    Can be found in the TFF album "Saturnine, Martial and Lunatic", which is a collection of rare and B-sides tracks of the band.

    Roland: "The NME were putting together a compilation of various artists covering their favorite 'number ones' and asked us if we would care to contribute. When perusing the list, I was shocked how few I really cared for. In the end we plumped for this brilliant piece by Bowie and tried desperately to something original with it, eventually gave up and made a carbon copy - still it's better than blur's version of "Maggie May" (or is it?!!!!)."
    (from the CD booklet).
    AgentOrenon March 11, 2006   Link

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