Major Tom- Peter Shilling Intro E A Vs. E A C D Ch G Dm A C E Standing there alone, the ship is waiting A All systems are go, are you sure? E A Control is not convinced, but the computer has the evidence C D E No need to abort, the count down starts. Watching in a trance, the crew is certain Nothing left to chance, all is working Trying to relax, up in the capsule, Send me up a drink Jokes major tom, the count goes on Ch G Dm A C Four three two one earth below us drifting, falling G Dm A C E Floating weightless calling, calling home. Second stage is cut, we're now in orbit Stabilizers up, running perfect Starting to collect, requested data What will it affect? When all is done, thinks major tom. . Back at down control, there is a problem Go to rockets full, not responding Hello major tom, are you receiving? Turn your thrusters on We're standing by, there's no reply. Ch Four three two one earth below us drifting, falling Floating weightless calling, calling home. Interlude Across the stratosphere, a final message Give my wife my love and nothing more Far beneath the ship, the world is mourning They don't realize, he's alive No one understands, but major tom see's. Now the life commands, this is my home, I'm coming home Ch Earth below us drifting, falling Floating weightless coming home Earth below us drifting, falling Floating weightless coming home. Earth below us drifting, falling Floating weightless coming, coming home.