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Spiritualized release video for brand new single Always Together With You

Spiritualized
(Image credit: Juliette Larthe)

UK space rockers Spiritualized have released a video for their brand new single, the sweepingly grandiose Always Together With You, which you can watch below.

The band, who have recently had their first four album reissued on vinyl as part of their the Spaceman Reissue Program, will release a brand new studio album, Everything Was Beautiful, which will be released through Bella Union on February 25.

J Spaceman (aka mainman Jason Pierce) plays 16 different instruments on Everything Was Beautiful which was put down at 11 different studios, as well as at his home. He also employed more than 30 musicians and singers including his daughter Poppy, long-time collaborator and friend John Coxon, string and brass sections, choirs and finger bells and chimes from the Whitechapel Bell Foundry.

“There was so much information on it that the slightest move would unbalance it, but going around in circles is important to me," Spaceman continues. "Not like you’re spiralling out of control but you’re going around and around and on each revolution you hold onto the good each time. Sure, you get mistakes as well, but you hold on to some of those too and that’s how you kind of... achieve. Well, you get there.” 

The new album artwork, which you can see below, has once again been designed with Mark Farrow, who worked on 1997's groundbreaking design for Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space. If you buy the vinyl you can pop a pill box out of the sleeve, revealing gold foil underneath, and assemble the Braille-embossed little thing and put it somewhere in the house. The box set has eight of them. Literally a boxset. It looks more beautiful in the flesh. “Farrow and I were talking about what we should do and we just said, ‘It’s called Everything Is Beautiful, how could you not have a pill?’” 

Spiritualized have also announced news of an extensive international tour running from March to May 2022 which includes a headline performance at London’s Roundhouse. You can see the dates below.

Pre-order Everything Was Beautiful.

Spiritualized

(Image credit: Bella Union)

Spiritualized: Everything Was Beautiful
1. Always Together With You
2. Best Thing You Never Had (The D Song)
3. Let It Bleed (For Iggy)
4. Crazy
5. The Mainline Song
6. The A Song (Laid In Your Arms)
7. I’m Coming Home Again

Spiritualized 2022 Tour Dates:
March 2: NED Utrecht TivoliVredenberg Grote Zaal
March 3: DEN Copenhagen DR Studie 2 
March 4: NOR Oslo Parkteatret
March 5: SWE Gothenburg Pustervik 
March 7: GER Berlin Passionskirche
March 8: GER Hamburg Laeiszhalle
March 9: GER Cologne  Gloria
March 10: FRA Paris La Gaîté Lyrique
March 11: BEL Brussels Ancienne Belgique
March 31: USA Dallas Granada Theater
April 1: USA Austin Scoot Inn
April 3: USA Santa Fe  Meow Wolf
April 4: USA Denver Ogden Theatre 
April 5:  USA Salt Lake City The Commonwealth Room
April 7: USA Seattle Neptune
April 8: USA Portland Revolution Hall
April 9: CAN Vancouver Commodore Ballroom 
April 28: UK Bath The Forum 
April 29: UK Cambridge Corn Exchange
April 30: UK Brighton Dome
May 2: UK  Birmingham Symphony Hall
May 4: UK Gateshead Sage
May 5: UK Glasgow SWG3 Galvanizers
May 7: UK Dublin Olympia Theatre
May 8: UK Manchester Bridgewater Hall
May 9: UK Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
May 10: UK London Roundhouse

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.