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Spiritualized: Let It Come Down (Spaceman)

Ian Penman, Uncut, October 2001

"I WON’T GET TO Heaven the state I'm in," weeps Jason Pierce, but it sounds more like "I won't get as far as the Corn Flakes the hangover I've got." He's supposedly "hopin', prayin'..." but sounds more like he's moping, and praying he has enough change for a kickstart can of cider. The poor boy sounds like he has the Greys rather than the Blues, his singing the aural embodiment of the phrase "a touch of the vapours". He makes Thom Yorke sound like Prince Naseem.

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