Why I Love…Spaceface

Oh, Simple Minds songs endlessly jostle for position at the top of my list of favourites. The firm ones are Wonderful In Young Life, Boys From Brazil, Spirited Away and Seeing Out The Angel…but I do think Spaceface has to round off the Top 5. I’ll probably change my mind at some point…but for now, it is FIRMLY in that Top 5!

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It’s that opening. Those opening chords. I find something “otherworldly” about them.

I find the words wonderfully upbeat. It’s about escapism (to me it is anyway…my interpretation of it).

“She don’t need no rocket ship,
Just close her eyes and takes a trip.
Baby’s big on aviation,
Baby loves a levitation.

Yeah, she’s a spaceface floating round,
She’s never coming down.
My little spaceface floating round.
She’s never coming down,
Never coming down,
Never coming down.”

I get lost in the music of it. The words. I find them soothing, comforting. It’s my happy song!

I told Jim as much when I did an art piece for it one day when back in Oz. It was a horrendous day for me. A very, VERY low day. I was very stressed about an issue that was happening to myself and a friend and I won’t go into detail about it, but…

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