Last Friday, NASA’s Endeavour shuttle was scheduled to launch, but the plan was nixed when they found a glitch in the power system. While NASA is now saying Endeavour is scheduled to launch no earlier than May 8th, we were captivated by the always romantic idea of space travel, planetary movement and life beyond ours. It’s been decades since we first went into space, but it’s still a wild notion to think of traveling outside the atmosphere.
Who more apropos to agree with our collective enchantment of intergalactic space travel than the stars themselves–music stars, that is. We’ve collected Ten Songs About Space Travel, The Universe, and Alien Life Forms by artists like[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Katy Perry[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bruno Mars[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John [/lastfm]to help send you on your own cosmic adventure.
10. “E.T.”-[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm]
Complete with alien-esque make-up, crazy CGI effects, and lots of quirky Katy Perry antics, as always Perry embraces the weird and the wonderful with her hit song, “E.T.”
Although we’ve only crushed on humanoids (or that’s the story we are sticking to), the best part of the tune is the love song aspect of it:
Boy, you’re an alien, your touch so far away/its supernatural, extraterrestrial