Canadian Astronaut Records the First Song in Space

Chris Hadfield, our man on the International Space Station, has only been up there a few days but he’s already fulfilled his promise of recording a song while in orbit.

Using an acoustic guitar that’s been on the ISS since 2001, he recorded and and uploaded a track called “Jewel in the Night.”  Here’s the YouTube video, but there’s also a version on Soundcloud.

Read more at The Verge.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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