Watch Stephen Hawking cover Monty Python for Record Store Day

"The Galaxy Song" also features professor Brian Cox

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Professor Stephen Hawking has covered Monty Python‘s “The Galaxy Song” for Record Store Day.

The song was originally sung by Eric Idle in the Python’s last full-length film, 1983’s The Meaning Of Life.

Hawking’s version will be released on limited edition seven-inch vinyl on Saturday, April 18, available now digitally.


You can watch the video above, which also features a cameo from Professor Brian Cox. The original version for The Meaning Of Life appears at the end of this story.

Hawking had previously appeared with the Pythons during their reunion shows in 2014.

He also recently appeared on Pink Floyd’s album, The Endless River, on the track “Talkin’ Hawkin'”.


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