Spiritualized Announce New Album

"When you make a record, it has to be the single most important thing in your world. This time around, I wanted to do something that encompassed all I love in rock ‘n’ roll music. It’s got everything from Brötzmann and Berry right through to Dennis and Brian Wilson. I’m obsessed with music and the way you put it together and I don’t believe there are any rules.”

So says J. Spaceman, commenting on the recording of his new album, which is due for release on Double Six March 19th.

Recorded over the past two years in Wales, LA and Reykjavik, and mixed for a year in the confines of his own home, the album will unbelievably be Spiritualized’s seventh studio album and it promises to be one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of 2012.  An inspiration and revelation to many well-known musicians, most recently the likes of Alex Turner, Elbow and Florence The Machine; Spiritualized continue to engage and impress musicians and fans alike. Taking musical risks is a hallmark of Spiritualized’s outlook. Witness them playing the new album unannounced, from start to finish, live at the Royal Albert Hall recently – something unheard of in today’s clamour for instant hit gratification. As J.Spacemen says ‘I don’t believe there are any rules’ and this album will testify to that.

The band have also revealed the track listing for the new album and have confirmed three more shows including London’s Hackney Empire on their forthcoming March tour.

Track listing is as follows:


Hey Jane

Little Girl

Get What You Want

Too Late

Heading For The Top

Freedom

I Am What I Am

Mary
Life Is A Problem

So Long You Pretty Things
 
New dates are:
Friday         16th March    Nottingham, Rescue Rooms (10pm curfew)
Saturday     17th March    Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
Monday       19th March    London, Hackney Empire

Previously announced shows:
Tuesday       20th March   Oxford, Academy
Wednesday  21st March    Bristol, Academy (re-scheduled)
Thursday     22nd March   Glasgow, ABC
Friday         23rd March    Belfast, Mandela Hall
Saturday     24th March    Dublin, Vicar Street (re-scheduled)
Sunday       25th March    Manchester, Academy (re-scheduled)

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