Sunrise Number 1 (digital single, 2011)

Stormy al espacio“Sunrise Number 1” is the winning song of the “Space Rock” contest by NASA.

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Lyrics and translation

Our space adventure

Of the 1,350 songs submitted from around the world, “Sunrise Number 1” was chosen by NASA as one of ten finalists!

The winner was then chosen by a world wide internet vote. Our song won, receiving almost 790,000 votes!

Our song was then played aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour, to awaken the astronauts on the final day of the spaceship’s final mission!

Credits

Music from “Weatherman”. Additional recording, mixing and mastering in ACME, January 2011.

  • Jorge Otero – vocals, electric, acoustic and 12 string guitars, mandolin, claps, bell, and background vocals
  • Pablo Bertrand – piano, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer electric piano, claps
  • Dani Menéndez – electric guitar
  • Danny Montgomery – drums
  • Rafa Sánchez – fretless and electric bass

With Miguel Herrero – flügelhorn, trumpet, glockenspiel, tambourine, shaker, whistling, vocal and wind arrangements.

Music and lyrics: Jorge Otero.

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In the press

No other Spanish band has reached this far, literally. Stormy Mondays will sound in space. After several weeks of voting, the group has won the first place in the competition held by NASA to be played in the Endeavour Space Shuttle, in its mission number 25, the last of its history.

Sunrise Nº 1, a bright pop-rock composition with a vivid horn section, will be played on June 1st, when the Endeavour will have completed 24 years of service in orbit and will be ready for its final destination: the Science Museum in California.

- Fernando Navarro for El País.

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