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by PopeJez
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 797
Views: 83253

Re: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018

I think this is an astonishing record. It sounds massive and almost a 'best of' Spiritualized but not in a backwards looking way - more an acknowledgement of how the other records had different sounds and different peaks. Anyone else picking up Electric Mainline in On The Sunshine? Sail On Through i...
by PopeJez
Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Redundant
Replies: 32
Views: 3371

Re: Redundant

I was made redundant after 23 (yep, count them) years at Aon. Took me 6 months to find a new job but had a decent package to tide me over. My new role is just fantastic. The entire process is a rollercoaster of emotions. All the best.
by PopeJez
Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Spiritualized blog on Dock Ellis Records
Replies: 18
Views: 1361

Re: Spiritualized blog on Dock Ellis Records

Amazing stuff. Thanks for sharing this. For me, a friend came back from Uni and, as had become a habit, brought a load of vinyl round to play me. I remember Curve and an MBV remix. And then Shine a Light. Wow. A little later we got tickets for the Hackney Empire gig supporting LGM and that was it, I...
by PopeJez
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:36 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: I'm Into CD
Replies: 60
Views: 5615

Re: I'm Into CD

It's still one of my favourite Spiritualized releases. Turn it up a bit and still sounds fantastic.
by PopeJez
Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:16 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: I'm Into CD
Replies: 60
Views: 5615

Re: I'm Into CD

The original mail order cd's don't have a barcode on the back. I think there was a repress which had the barcode. I was lucky enough to be in London to pick up a vinyl promo with a badge attached "summer '93 fucked up inside".
by PopeJez
Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 797
Views: 83253

Re: New Spiritualized Album - 2015?

News of a new record can only begreeted warmly. I loved SHSL. I am what I am is one of my favourite Spz songs. Hey Jane is awesome. The couple of tracks that have come out since are great too. Can't wait for more!
by PopeJez
Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Vinyl
Replies: 30
Views: 5936

Re: Vinyl

I had friends come over and we would get a little bit shit faced then drag out 12" records to play. After 30 minutes of picking great stuff it would always revert to picking the guilty pleasures instead (EMF, Jesus Jones, Happy Mondays etc). Utter stupid fun. I agree with the journalist, vinyl can b...
by PopeJez
Wed Jan 07, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "And Nothing Hurt" - new Spiritualized® album 2018
Replies: 797
Views: 83253

Re: New Spiritualized Album - 2015?

Sounds like good news...
by PopeJez
Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Vinyl
Replies: 30
Views: 5936

Vinyl

Fascinating article in the Guardian today...

Are they referring to Plain Recordings when they talk about shit 180gm reissues mastered from MP3..?

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/j ... t-comeback
by PopeJez
Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:42 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Countryfile
Replies: 17
Views: 1304

Re: Countryfile

They used a track off Let it come down - can't remember which one and Cool Waves instrumental.

They used it as a backdrop for a feature on Rudyard Kipling with John Craven in a small hand-powered steamer boat.

Very odd, but brightened up my Sunday evening.
by PopeJez
Mon Dec 08, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Countryfile
Replies: 17
Views: 1304

Countryfile

Anyone else notice Countryfile using Spiritualized music last night? The farming community - full of surprises.

These moos...
Farm together...
Let it plough...

I could go on but won't.

Wheat Talk...
by PopeJez
Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:37 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New JAMC reissues
Replies: 5
Views: 823

Re: New JAMC reissues

The remastered cd's (2cd 1dvd) are available.
by PopeJez
Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New JAMC reissues
Replies: 5
Views: 823

Re: New JAMC reissues

I'm sure these will be the same masters as the 2013 box set. They were mastered at half speed too. Anyone thinking of getting these - the quality is excellent. I got the box set for xmus and love it.
by PopeJez
Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

Though my body gets tired My mind does it no favours at all And there's so little time To do something, something, anything more And there's no use in crying About the damage that you've done inside There's so little time To do something, something, anything more And your eyes say it all Just like t...
by PopeJez
Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:52 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

You gotta hope for the best and the best looks good now baby And I don't think a few words of mine are gonna make your world go round I'm sitting here looking at the TV and burning holes in everything that I get You'd better come right down and do it all over again. You'd better come right down and ...
by PopeJez
Sat Jul 26, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

Let's see how high we can fly before the sun melts the wax in our wings Let's see how fast we can go before our eyes can't follow the road I'm on fire There's no water for the flames I'm alive With no-one but myself to blame I'm proud that I've never fallen down I have learned All that truth has tri...
by PopeJez
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

Lyrically, his best record? I think so. Sweet Talk was a high point but LICD is pretty consistently good.
by PopeJez
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:04 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

Just as likely find inner peace / by buying the stuff from off the street / C'mon C'mon 1 Kill the fun 2 Ain't got a clue 3 Get in your tree 4 Get out the door 5 Get a life 6 Aha y'know? 7 Remember 6 8 Fuck being straight 9 Get in your bed 10 In bed again 11 In bed again 12 Go back to 1 and start al...
by PopeJez
Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

This may take some time... It's tiny white writing on a light coloured card so will never scan. I'll look at the lyrics on websites and correct them before posting here. Here's two to be getting on with. If people have a preference for which tracks they want me to do please shout... Or if there are ...
by PopeJez
Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

It really is "I kinda knew that people right from the start".

I've checked the official lyric sheet I was sent as part of the mailing list. It's got the entire lyrics for the whole record and was designed to fit next to the CD in the limited moulded plastic edition.
by PopeJez
Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:16 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

Re: What is the last line of Out Of Sight?

I thought it was:

"I kinda knew that, people, right from the start"
by PopeJez
Thu May 29, 2014 6:15 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Good Times (Pure Phase)
Replies: 15
Views: 1405

Re: Good Times (Pure Phase)

It's a different, longer mix. From memory there is more 'pure phase' at the end of it.
by PopeJez
Wed May 21, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Spiritualized shirts?
Replies: 11
Views: 1736

Re: Spiritualized shirts?

In the mid 90's I was flicking through records at a record fair when the dealer noticed my "Fucked Up Inside" badge that I got with a promo vinyl release and we chatted for ages about Spz. A year later I was in a pub after going to a grim funeral when some pissed bloke looked at the badge and said "...
by PopeJez
Thu May 01, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RSD 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 6182

Re: RSD 2014

I've taken the shrinkwrap off. Three heavyweight 12" singles with stiff card sleeves and plain white inners. I've read that there are 300 sets.
by PopeJez
Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RSD 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 6182

Re: RSD 2014

The Sound Machine in Reading had a number of the Kid Millions/J. Spaceman LP as at lunchtime today if anyone is still looking for one.
by PopeJez
Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RSD 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 6182

Re: RSD 2014

Couldn't get the Spacemen 3 reissue on Saturday. Tried a different shop on Monday and he said that he thought there would be quite a few left at the record company and he would check for me. He didn't order any as he didn't know if he could shift them (for reasons already mentioned on this board). G...
by PopeJez
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RSD 2014
Replies: 82
Views: 6182

Re: RSD 2014

The The 12" is really good. The re-worked DJ Food version is fantastic.
by PopeJez
Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Bands/Artists That You Cannot Live Without
Replies: 16
Views: 879

Re: bands that you cannot livw without

Spiritualized
Talking Heads
The The
Massive Attack
The Jesus & Mary Chain
Orbital
New Order
The Cure
Tricky
by PopeJez
Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Spiritualized Mississippi Space Program
Replies: 60
Views: 5938

Re: The Spiritualized Mississippi Space Program

Big thanks for this. Superb track.
by PopeJez
Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spiritualized Reissues
Replies: 58
Views: 16106

Re: New Spiritualized Reissues

I really like FUI on vinyl. Quiet, yes but the quality is really good. The drums sound amazing.
by PopeJez
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New Spiritualized Reissues
Replies: 58
Views: 16106

Re: New Spiritualized Reissues

I listened to the Plain reissue of LGM v the original today and I think it sounds fine. The colours of the inner sleeves and the photos of the band aren't as good but the vinyl sounds good to me.
by PopeJez
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: message board is being elusive
Replies: 15
Views: 1744

Re: message board is being elusive

Today it went. Then came back.
by PopeJez
Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:38 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Crimbo Goodies
Replies: 29
Views: 1942

Re: Crimbo Goodies

Nice! Does it make a big difference once they have been cleaned?
by PopeJez
Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Crimbo Goodies
Replies: 29
Views: 1942

Re: Crimbo Goodies

Mary Chain vinyl collection. Loving it.
by PopeJez
Sat Dec 21, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Spacemen3
Topic: Sonic on MBV
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Re: Sonic on MBV

Good read - cheers!
by PopeJez
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: lyrics help
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: lyrics help

I think it's one of those perfect Spiritualized songs. Clever wordplay (reminds me of I Think I'm In Love in that respect) with fantastic fuzzy music. There's a BBC session version of it from years ago that was no where near as good.
by PopeJez
Mon Dec 16, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Gigs (Dates Only)
Topic: L&GWAFIS - Live in LA - Feb. 14, 2014
Replies: 63
Views: 5928

Re: L&GWAFIS - Live in LA - Feb. 14, 2014

From my Facebook feed.... 'All I want in life's a little bit of love to take the pain away...' I thought I'd put this one to bed ('cos when you gotta sleep..you gotta sleep') but in talks with Goldenvoice we realised we'd never got the show out to the west coast. So here it is... 'Ladies And Gentlem...
by PopeJez
Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: lyrics help
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: lyrics help

Hey, tell us about it
Hey, tell us some more
Hey, tell us about it J
We've heard that all before
by PopeJez
Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Plain Recordings Vinyl Reissues
Replies: 15
Views: 1352

Re: Plain Recordings Vinyl Reissues

Thanks for your help with this. I would add that FUI also sounds amazing on vinyl if you turn it up a bit.
by PopeJez
Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Plain Recordings Vinyl Reissues
Replies: 15
Views: 1352

Plain Recordings Vinyl Reissues

Sorry if this has already been covered - did anyone work out if these had been produced properly (from the original masters) and not just dumped from CD onto vinyl?

Many thanks - J
by PopeJez
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: RIP Lou Reed
Replies: 87
Views: 11611

Re: RIP Lou Reed

I've literally no idea what music would sound like today with the influence and bravery of VU and Lou.

A true icon.
by PopeJez
Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Limited edition Spiritualized shirt
Replies: 88
Views: 9059

Re: Limited edition Spiritualized shirt

backstreetmerch.com have their Spiritualized shirts on sale if anyone is looking for a bargain...

http://www.backstreetmerch.com/search.a ... ritualized
by PopeJez
Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:12 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: "I Am What I Am" video
Replies: 13
Views: 1279

Re: "I Am What I Am" video

Not sure about a 7" release, although I would loved to be proved wrong. On the Farrow Design website they did mention that there would be three 7" singles. They've now changed that to: Spiritualized Sweet Heart Sweet Light Music Packaging Though the album is actually entitled Sweet heart Sweet Light...
by PopeJez
Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Unexpected music appearing on TV
Replies: 65
Views: 22150

Re: Unexpected music appearing on TV

Lord Let It Rain was used by the BBC for the start of its (rain delayed) Formula 1 qualifying coverage this morning...
by PopeJez
Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: New MBV LP out before year end / EP next year
Replies: 118
Views: 10104

Re: New MBV LP out before year end / EP next year

mbv is sounding great on vinyl. It's completely bonkers but the pressing is great. Different people mastered the cd/digital and vinyl. Drum'n'bass jets - nope, I didn't see that coming. And a proper pop song in New You. :shock:
by PopeJez
Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: What are some of your favorite live albums?
Replies: 86
Views: 6128

Re: What are some of your favorite live albums?

The Cure - Bestival. Stripped back and powerfull
by PopeJez
Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: The Spiritualized Film Club
Replies: 426
Views: 96089

Re: The Spiritualized Film Club

Let The Right One In (not the remake)
Moon
This Must Be The Place

All fantastic and worth watching.
by PopeJez
Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Little girl new 7"
Replies: 72
Views: 6393

Re: Little girl new 7"

I like it. You can hear more of the fantastic noise coming from the horn section. A compiled list of all the instrumentals works really well whilst you are cooking.

I'm pleased that there is a physical single too.
by PopeJez
Mon Aug 06, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Little girl new 7"
Replies: 72
Views: 6393

Re: Little girl new 7"

Has anyone heard the b-side yet??
by PopeJez
Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Replies: 465
Views: 41880

Re: Sweet Heart Sweet Light

hey tell us about it, hey tell us some more,
hey tell us about it, J, we've heard that all before

To my ears, anyway.
by PopeJez
Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tour de France
Replies: 6
Views: 1198

Re: Tour de France

I think it's been the cleanest Tour for a long time. Sky came good on their promise. On the downside I see Froome and Cav leaving to teams that will support them better. However, team Sky did it and we have a Brit winner and second place, Cav won what he could and was the total team player. The Tour...
by PopeJez
Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Come Down Easy
Replies: 12
Views: 1417

Re: Come Down Easy

Superb! Lovely to see Jason playing a more obscure SP3 song.
by PopeJez
Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Bikes
Replies: 62
Views: 14618

Re: Bikes

Sorry to hear that, A driver opening his / her car door has a responsibilty to make sure they are doing it safely. Hope you mend quickly!
by PopeJez
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Little girl new 7"
Replies: 72
Views: 6393

Re: Little girl new 7"

How do you know? I can't see the track listing anywhere? The iTunes version doesn't even have a b-side :cry:
by PopeJez
Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Little girl new 7"
Replies: 72
Views: 6393

Re: Little girl new 7"

This is now showing as an August release at HMV...
by PopeJez
Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:31 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Bikes
Replies: 62
Views: 14618

Re: Bikes

I ride for fun (road and mountain bikes which makes me distrusted by both groups) but I also ride 20 miles each week to work. I've had quite a few near misses but I think the most annoying thing is when a driver gives a half wave as if to say "yep, I saw you but did it anyway".
by PopeJez
Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: GQ interview
Replies: 7
Views: 1258

Re: GQ interview

Thanks for posting. Funny stuff.
by PopeJez
Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Little girl new 7"
Replies: 72
Views: 6393

Re: Little girl new 7"

"Exclusive non-album b-side" according to rough trade. Same sleeve as Hey Jane except it's green this time.
by PopeJez
Wed May 23, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Happy Birthday Lazer Guided Melodies
Replies: 21
Views: 2005

Re: Happy Birthday Lazer Guided Melodies

I'll raise a glass a bit later on. Shine A Light is still one of my favourite Spiritualized songs.
by PopeJez
Mon May 21, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Real Complete Works B&P request
Replies: 254
Views: 30610

Re: Real Complete Works B&P request

I adore 'I am what I am' but I think it should have been pushed even further like J did with 'These Blues'. I would happily listen to 10 minutes of horns etc.

Thanks for the promo upload!
by PopeJez
Tue May 15, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Real Complete Works B&P request
Replies: 254
Views: 30610

Re: Real Complete Works B&P request

The Hey Jane radio edit is just the first half of the song - or side A of the 7".
by PopeJez
Tue May 01, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Replies: 465
Views: 41880

Re: Sweet Heart Sweet Light

No matter how you look at it, end it or play it - this is the best Spiritualized record since...when?
by PopeJez
Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Bikes
Replies: 62
Views: 14618

Re: Bikes

Tyres make a big difference to what a bike can handle. For what you have said a hybrid sounds a good idea.
by PopeJez
Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Bikes
Replies: 62
Views: 14618

Re: Bikes

Hybrids are great bikes and will handle moderate off-roading. They are great on roads. If you are thinking of anything more adventurous I would also look at a hardtail mountain bike. Get the most for your money by, as you suggest, going for an older model. The brands you mentioned are all good. I wo...
by PopeJez
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Excellent interview about album covers
Replies: 3
Views: 554

Re: Excellent interview about album covers

This is the exact reason why I don't just like Spiritualized, but love them. The interview only covered the albums - but we know he took the same care over the singles too.
by PopeJez
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Replies: 465
Views: 41880

Re: Sweet Heart Sweet Light

A&E had some great songs but the new record is a fucking blinder.