All these years and I had no idea he was German, never mind sang the song in German at any given point in time. But why would I? YouTube didn’t come out until February 15, 2005. Regardless, it’s another 80′s tunes that I feel should get more airplay. It’s an awesome tune!!
Here are two videos, one with Peter Schilling singing Major Tom in German (live on German Public Television) and another video in the English version.