"Space Travel Is Boring" as written by and Isaac Brock Eric Judy....
Won herself a pass to some far off moon
It was second class but what's to lose
And looking out her window she could more than assume
That you can't see air or time

She's the only rocketeer in the whole damn place
They gave her a mirror so she could talk to a face
She still got plenty lonely but that's just the case
With time, time, time

Started hearing voices sometime in June
She knew she could go crazy but didn't think that soon
Now she doesn't feel lonely but she'd just as soon
Try, try, try try

Man shot to the moon
I read a paperback and want to come home soon
I'm shot to the moon
Been there a half an hour, I want to come home soon


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"Space Travel Is Boring" as written by Isaac Brock Eric Judy

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  • +5
    General CommentI think this songs about getting so tired of the environment you've been living in thats been making you so numb, so you opt to just take a long trip somewhere far- just to get away from it all. so there you are, far from home. you've got nobody to talk to but yourself because you left it all behind. but then you realize that physically escaping the place you've grown to hate wasn't the answer because you still keep getting visions in your head that you cannot suppress. nothing you do can keep your mind occupied. and for one reason or another, you decide to go back home. the end.
    nosytloton October 05, 2004   Link
  • +3
    General Commentit's just a clever spin on lonlieness, i don't think he's actually talking about space travel, he's talking about doing something everybody wants to do at some point, which is go it on their own, but found out pretty quick that they need human contact.
    jandrewleeon November 10, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentFloatOn33 - Nobody will miss you, you idiot.
    sifellt neytandion March 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe first
    I read a paperback and want to come home soon
    is actually
    i bought a paperback and want to go real soon

    i wonder what the 'moon' is in this? it has to be something, it has to be...
    dancingbearson March 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother Isaac song that plays on the "grass in always greener" theme. Once again he finds that that notion is just some BS trick your mind is playing on you. The girl in the song goes off to find just about the farthest away grass she can, and still: it's boring.
    rra2kon October 31, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song so much, i couldnt choose my favorite song from their "long drive" album, but this is such a good way to end the cd. i love the build ups and the lyrics and how it just goes. the rest of the cd is about road trips and being alone, and then it ends floating in space. but i think the message is you can't escape lonliness. "shes the only rocketeer in the whole damn place, they gave her a mirror so she could talk to a face" favorite lines! brock is a fuckin genius. in my opinion, modest mouse took the pink floyd approach with developing a story within an album and i love it. but they do regularly develope themes within albums, as do many other artists. brilliant music.
    llamas1234on November 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI hate to sound drug obsessed, but I have had some times when I've dropped acid and gotten sick of it and wanted to come down but I couldn't (and I haven't dropped acid in 5 years because of that) and I think this song is about that. I love this song BTW and agree with llamas1234 that it is a perfect way to end Long Drive.
    three575on November 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the first mm song i ever heard
    noone1111111111111111111on January 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell I'm Havin trouble here cuz as much as i like MM i strongly belive in God. I belive he exist and theres lots of proof, but i dont really wanna debate that shit cuz no 1s gonna try to make me think different.

    Ne wayz i was wonderin if i should stop listen 2 MM because of what I belive. MM is my favorite band BY FAR but i cant say I agree with them on some of there viewpoints on god.
    FloatOn33on February 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOf course you shouldn't stop listening to MM. Would you only want to hear songs from bands that agree with you on every issue?

    I enjoy the tempo changes in this song.
    blackwaspon February 28, 2005   Link

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