Year: 1971 - Album: Best of Bowie
E E/Eb Bm/D C#7 F#m It's a god-awful small affair to the girl with the mousy hair F#m/E B/Eb E But her mother is yelling "No" and her father as told her to go E/Eb Bm/D But her friend is nowhere to be seen C#7 F#m As she walks through her sunken dream F#m/E B/Eb To the seat with the clearest view G And she's hooked to the silver screen G Em But the film is a saddening bore F C For she's lived it ten times or more E7 Am C She could spit in the eyes of fools as they ask her to focus onE E/Eb Bm/D It's on Amerika's tortured brow C#7 F#m Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow F#m/E B/Eb Now the workers have struck for fame E Cause Lennon's on sale again E/Eb Bm/D See the mice in their million hordes C#7 F#m From Ibeza to the Norfolk Broads F#m/E B/Eb Rule Brittania is out of bounds G To my mother, my dog and clowns G Em But the film is a saddening bore F C Cause I wrote it ten times before E7 Am It's about to be writ again C As I ask you to focus on .... ChorusA D E Sailors, fighting in the dance hall F#m Dm E Em Bm Oh man! look at those cavemen go, it's a freakest show Dm A D E Take a look at the Lawman, beating up the wrong guy F#m Dm E Em Bm Oh man! Wonder if he'll ever know he's in the best selling show Dm F#m A F#m7 B7 D Esus4 B Is there life on Mars?
See also:The Beatles - And I Love Her The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down Coldplay - Viva La Vida R.E.M. - Losing my religion The Beatles - Blackbird Extreme - More Than Words
Other versions:David Bowie - Life on Mars Seu Jorge - Life On Mars Shane Nicholson - Life On Mars The Moon Loungers - Life On Mars