August 1988, Spacemen 3 embark on one of the strangest events in the band-s already strange history. Billed as @An Evening of Contemporary Sitar Music@ *although con/sciously omitting the sitar(, the group would play in the foyer of Watermans Arts Centre in Brentford, Middlesex to a largely unsuspecting and unsympathetic audience waiting to take their seats for Wim Wenders- film ings of Desire'. Spacemen 3-s proceeding set, forty/five minutes of repetitive drone/like guitar riffs, could be seen as the @Sweet Sister Ray@ of -80s Britain.
Space Age Recordings are pleased to an/nounce a new vinyl pressing of Spacemen 3's @For All The Fucked Up Children" album. This album is again pressed on heavyweight 180 gram vinyl with printed card inner sleeve but this version is the standard black vinyl version.
First official CD release of the album /presented in a shrink/wrapped 6 panel fold out card wallet. This release is the latest in an on/going co/ordinated campaign which will see the complete Spacemen 3 catalogue re/issued< properly managed and released on heavy weight vinyl and CD in a fold/out card wallet formats. ]See note to retailers below. "For All the Fucked Up Children of This World" was first released as a bootleg record in 1995. The record consists of Spacemen 3-s first ever recording session from 1984. The music itself sounds like a primitive version of what the group were to become< the dominating sound of... + INFO
Forged Prescriptions is a double album by Spacemen 3, containing alternative takes and demo versions of songs from their album The Perfect Prescription, plus some previously unreleased tracks. In his liner notes, Spacemen 3's Sonic Boom says this release presents the album-s songs in their "full guitar laden versions with all the layers of beautifully streamlined guitar - considered by us to be too hard to replicate live and therefore reduced for the original release." "For me, this is where Spacemen 3 song writing came to a head / many of these songs pre/dated "Sound Of Con/fusion", some were even recorded at both se... + INFO
Limited edition release of the fourth and final Spacemen 3 studio album @Recurring@. By the time the album was recorded, relations between the band had soured to the extent that the record is essen/tially in two parts< the first seven tracks written and performed by Sonic Boom and the last seven tracks written and performed by Jason Pierce punctuated by the cover version of Mudhoney's hen Tomorrow Hits' the only track on which both Kember and Pierce appear together. 6 panel fold out card wallet featuring the original vibrant cover artwork used on the original US release.