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The Very Best Space Related Songs

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It's time to wrap up our series of space-related playlists. For this final list I thought I would look back and pick the very best songs from the playlists posted over the past week, as well as picking songs from other space-themed playlists we've published over the last four years or so. At the end of this blog post you'll find links to all of them.

Space is a popular subject for songwriters, and progressive rock bands seem especially drawn to the theme. This playlist includes 27 songs, and will provide a  couple hours + of space music for your listening enjoyment. I'm aware that this hardly scratches the surface. After all, there are hundreds of thousands of songs that have been inspired by the universe, so it would be impossible to include them all.

But tell me, what would be on your ultimate "space list"?

The Very Best Space Related Songs

1. Space Oddity - David Bowie

2. Rocket  Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long Long Time) - Elton John

3. Rapture - Blondie

4. Venus - Television

5. Interstellar Overdrive - Pink Floyd

6. Supernova - Liz Phair

7. Starman - David Bowie

8. Saturn - Stevie Wonder

9. Pink Moon - Nick Drake

10. Kiko And The Lavender Moon - Los Lobos

11. Books About UFO's - Husker Du

12. Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) - The Carpenters

13. Speed Of Light - Teenage Fanclub

14. Einstein's Day - Mission of Burma

15. Supermassive Black Hole -  Muse

16. Big Bang Theory - Parliament

17. Asteroid - Killing Joke

18. Cygnus X-1 - Rush

19. 2000 Light Years From Home - The Rolling Stones

20. Children Of The Sun - Billy Thorpe

21. Eight Miles High - The Byrds

22. Space Truckin' - Deep Purple

23. Don't Stop Me Now - Queen

24. Planet Earth - Duran Duran

25. Subterranean Homesick Alien - Radiohead

26. Waiting For The Sun - The Doors

27. Weightless - Brian Eno

See the full playlists at the below links:

Songs About Extraterrestrials

Songs About U.F.O.s

Moon Songs

Colors Of The Moon

Acoustic Moon Songs

The Planets Of Our Solar System

Mother Earth Songs

Weightless Songs

Songs That Mention Mr. Spock

Songs That Mention Captain Kirk

Songs About Space Travel

Time Travel Songs

Classic Rock Mars Songs

Asteroid Songs

Speed Of Light Songs

Supernova Songs

Einstein Songs

Black Hole Songs

Big Bang Songs

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