Good Morning Moon Part 2

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Oct. 22 2013 11:15 AM

Good Morning Moon Part 2

Marian Call in space
In space, everyone can hear you sing.

Photo by Marian Call, from the video

My friend Marian Call is a bona fide geek. She is also a velvet-throated songstress, a singer-songwriter who frequently uses nerdery as inspiration.

One of my favorite songs by her is “Good Morning Moon” from her album “Something Fierce”. It’s a tribute to astronauts on the International Space Station, and a wonderful song… and now it’s also a wonderful video! Filmed at Space Expo in Noordwijk, and featuring NASA footage from space, here is Marian Call…IN SPACE*.

Marian Call

Photo by Marian Call, from the video

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If you like this song, then check out the album. You can hear the song for free at Bandcamp, or download it for a buck. Marian doesn’t have a label, but instead is strongly independent, thriving on fan support. If you’re a fan, please support her.

*OK, not really. But it does look like she’s floating.

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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