- Peter Schilling is a German synthpop musician whose songs often feature science-fiction themes (aliens, astronauts, nuclear holocaust, etc
Peter Schilling facts
- Schilling was born in Stuttgart, Germany
- His 1983 album, Error in the System, generated his only international hit single, "Major Tom (Coming Home)", a retelling of David Bowie's classic 1969 song "Space Oddity"
- Although the song was originally recorded in German, the international hit version was sung in English
- In 1984 and 1985, Schilling released the albums 120 Grad and 120 Grad's English-language version, 1985's Things to Come
- From 1986 to 1989, Schilling released non-album singles and put out his 1988 compilation The Different Story
- In 1990, Schilling suffered from burnout and the following year he took a break
- In 1994, he married his girlfriend Catyana
- They got divorced in 2003
- He is married to his second wife since 2012
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