PLAYLIST TO THE STARS

A themed playlist celebrating music, movies, space and science fiction.

Playlist to the Stars is a 15 track celebration of my life-long affair with music, space exploration and science fiction. It is a musical journey compiling the quirky melodies of Sparks and the Rezillos, the classical swells of Holst and Strauss, and the genre-defining soundscapes of Vangelis and Jeff Wayne -- with a bit of Queen and Muse pomp for good measure. The musical journey concludes with two tributes: Jean--Michel Jarre‘s haunting tribute to the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger, ‘Last Rendez Vous’ and Alpha Wave Movement’s dreamy ‘Requiem for C.S. (Carl Sagan)’.

So, buckle up and set the controls for  an eclectic odyssey, featuring interstellar visitors that live among us, titans that plot to destroy us, and mortals that fell to earth in the name of science and exploration.

TRACK LIST:

The flashback five – Spacemen Spiff
Carpenters – Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft
Sparks – A Fun Bunch of Guys From Outer Space
The Rezillos – Destination Venus
Joby Talbot – Journey Of The Sorcerer
The Hit Crew – Also Sprach Zarathustra
Daniel Schmidt – Mars
Muse – Exogenesis: Symphony Part 2 [Cross-pollination]
Daft Punk – Solar Sailer
Jeff Wayne feat. Richard Burton – The Eve Of The War & Forever Autumn Medley
Queen – In The Space Capsule (The Love Theme)
Vangelis – Tears In Rain
Pantera – Planet Caravan
Jean Michel Jarre – Ron’s Piece
Alpha Wave Movement – Requiem For C.S.(Carl Sagan)

 

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