Chris Hadfield, a former astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency, has released a music video for a single from his upcoming album "Space Sessions: Songs from a Tin Can."
According to Nerdist, Hadfield's latest album contains 11 original tracks. Many of the featured songs were recorded while he was onboard the International Space Station.
The album will be released on Oct. 9 and CD and vinyl copies of it can be purchased through the former astronaut's official website. Music fans can also pre-order "Space Sessions: Songs from a Tin Can" through Apple's iTunes.
Those who pre-order the album will receive early access to three tracks. One of those is "Feet Up," the first single from the album.
Like Hadfield's other songs, "Feet Up" was recorded while he was inside the International Space Station and describes his experience while he was away from Earth.
With lines like "Can't put my feet up, can't hold my lunch down," Hadfield was able to paint a humorous yet informative picture of his life as a decorated astronaut, iO9 reported.
But, as fun as it may sound, Hadfield said recording an album inside a space station is hard. Aside from the fact that his makeshift recording studio was actually his sleeping pod, the effects of zero-gravity made it hard for him to sing songs and play his Larrivee Parlor acoustic guitar.
"It's hard to play guitar on a spaceship, because there's nothing to hold the guitar stable," he told The Globe and Mail. "Almost always, the guitar slips in your hands. If you're a guitar player, I tell people to try playing while standing on your head."
"There's no gravity to pull fluid out of your head," Hadfield added. "So you always have a full head and swollen tongue and vocal chords."
The single "Feet Up" is not the former astronaut's first entry into the music industry. In 2013, after stepping down as commander of the International Space Station, Hadfield released a music video for his own version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
The clip showed him floating inside the massive spaceship while singing a rendition of the 1969 single. This song is also included in Hadfield's album as a bonus track.
Check out the official lyric video of Hadfield's "Feet Up" single below.