Which one came out first: the one with the lyric “my grubby halo, a vapour trail in the empty air”, the autobiography of Posh Spice, or, the one with the lyric “and the rocks might melt, and the sea may burn”?
#103632. Asked by BRY2K. (Mar 07 09 9:22 PM)
Correct Answer A): "Learning to fly", a Pink Floyd song...|
“my grubby halo, a vapour trail in the empty air”, were the lyrics of "Learning to Fly" the second song on Pink Floyd's album A Momentary Lapse of Reason.
Releashed on September 15, 1987 Learning to Fly
"and the rocks might melt, and the sea may burn" are also the lyrics of an homonymous song "Learning To Fly" a popular track by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
It was written in 1991 by Tom Petty and his writing partner Jeff Lynne for the album Into The Great Wide Open. It was used on the Chicago Bulls' 1991 NBA championship video and featured on the soundtrack of the 2005 film Elizabethtown,
directed by Cameron Crowe.
Beckham's autobiography, entitled also "Learning to Fly", was released on 13 September 2001. The title was taken from a line in a song from the musical Fame, which Beckham enjoyed as a child.
The verse that inspired the title goes "I'm gonna live forever, I'm gonna learn how to fly". The book documents her childhood, time during the Spice Girls, her marriage and family life, as well as her career at the time.
Learning to Fly became the third best-selling non-fiction title of 2001 and the total UK sales stand at more than 500,000 copies.
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