R.E.M.: Man On The Moon | Song-Factsheet

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Song «Man On The Moon» von R.E.M..

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Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1992 10 05 (Album UK), 1992 10 06 (Album US), 1992 11 28 (Single)
Label: Warner Bros. 9 45055
Songwriter Bill Berry & Peter Buck & Mike Mills & Michael Stipe
Produktion: Bill Berry & Peter Buck & Scott Litt & Mike Mills & Michael Stipe
Genre: Indiepop - Janglepop, Alternativerock - Poprock

Annotationen

Ein Song über Andy Kaufman, der dem Biopic von Miloš Forman über den Komiker den Namen gab.
Michael Stipe singt im Refrain des Songs ein Hey Baby im Stil von Elvis Presley, das eine Hommage an die Parodie einer Imitation darstellt. Stipe singt eine Hommage an Kaufman, der Elvis-Impersonatoren parodiert.

Personen und Querverweise


R.E.M.
Bill Berry
Peter Buck
Mike Mills
Michael Stipe
Bill Berry
Peter Buck
Scott Litt
Mike Mills
Michael Stipe

Lyrics

Mott the Hoople and the game of Life (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Andy Kaufman in the wrestling match (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Monopoly, Twenty-one, Checkers, and Chess (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Mister Fred Blassie in a breakfast mess (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Let's play Twister, let's play Risk (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) See you heaven if you make the list (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Now, Andy did you hear about this one Tell me, are you locked in the punch Andy are you goofing on Elvis? Hey, baby Are we losing touch If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool Moses went walking with the staff of wood (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Newton got beaned by the apple good (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Egypt was troubled by the horrible asp (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Mister Charles Darwin had the gall to ask (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Now Andy did you hear about this one Tell me, are you locked in the punch Hey, Andy are you goofing on Elvis? Hey, baby. Are you having fun If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool Here's a little agit for the never-believer (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Here's a little ghost for the offering (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Here's a truck stop instead of Saint Peter's (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Mister Andy Kaufman's gone wrestling Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Now Andy did you hear about this one Tell me, are you locked in the punch Hey Andy are you goofing on Elvis, hey baby, are we losing touch If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon If you believe there's nothing up his sleeve, then nothing is cool