“I wish I could fly, right up to the sky but I can’t!” “you can” “I can’t” “You can!”
I remember the song, and it being quite moving – Orville not thinking he could fly, and then finding that he could. Psychologically of course it was a great lesson for kids – try and believe in yourself and you can do it. In fact that message is in almost every Children's film these days! "Orville's Song", reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1983 and sold over 400,000 copies! He wouldn’t need to fly right up to the sky after that! He could afford his own plane.
Though I think I can also remember slowly, as I grew older and older becoming more and more embarrassed of EVER owning the song because it was so sweet and childish.
Not sure how I feel about it now.... I think it is just a funny/ odd part of all of our childhoods!