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Marvin Gaye

A Funky Space Reincarnation

  • Space
  • Soul
  • Instrumental
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song from
  • 1979
  • 1978
  • 2001
  • 1980
  • 1973

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“A Funky Space Reincarnation” is a 1978 funk single recorded and released in 1979 by Marvin Gaye on the Tamla label. In this song, he described a parallel universe where in the future, he’s a captain of a “space bed” and he meets a woman that reminds him of his first wife, Anna. He then tells the woman that they’d probably get “married in June” and tells her to “smoke a joint from out of Venus”. The song, like many of the tracks on Here, My Dear, doesn’t have a distinctive melody, hook or a chorus and was obviously inspired by the likes of funk musicians such as Parliament-Funkadelic and Earth, Wind & Fire. The song’s bridge is a reprise of his song “Anger,“ found earlier on the album. The song became a modest hit on the R&B charts, where it peaked at... Read on...

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