- Summary: Over two years in the making, 'Let It Come Down' is the UK band's first album of new material in four years. It utilizes over 100 musicians (including an orchestra and choral singers), although the music was entirely written and arranged by guitarist Jason Pierce.
- Record Label: Arista
- Genre(s): Rock, Pop, Alternative
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As if its size alone weren't enough to set the album apart from his preceding Spiritualized outings, Pierce has removed all the sounds he thought were immediately identifiable as Spiritualized -- delay, phase, Telecaster, Farfisa -- and left the songs as largely orchestral numbers.
JonLAug 21, 2006The best Spiritualized album, period. Bombastic, yes, but rather than crushing the confessional songwriting of Pierce, it transcends it, and The best Spiritualized album, period. Bombastic, yes, but rather than crushing the confessional songwriting of Pierce, it transcends it, and the emotional impact is stunning. Too bad Amazing Grace couldn't live up to it...… Expand
ChrisNov 12, 2001Jason Spaceman is a genius. A natural progression from his earlier work.
JacG.Nov 20, 2001Absolutely the best I have heard in years!!!!
JamesT.Nov 19, 2001This cd close a perfect circle initiated with lazer guided melodies. From minimal to maximun overdrive. Pink Floyd meets Phillip Glass. Brian This cd close a perfect circle initiated with lazer guided melodies. From minimal to maximun overdrive. Pink Floyd meets Phillip Glass. Brian Wilson remixed by krautrockers. A gospel choir on acid. Brilliant.… Expand
ihtyandrDec 12, 2002Number one album of the 2001 for russian poetic soul. haven & heaven for me. its really narcotic from pierce.
MacM.Oct 8, 2002Drugged up, fucked up, broken up, loved up, busted up... Just stunning.
TravisJul 7, 2004i really just don't understand how it could have gone so damn wrong. there seem to be only two songs on this album - the rehashed i really just don't understand how it could have gone so damn wrong. there seem to be only two songs on this album - the rehashed versions of 'electricity', and downright boring dirges, cleaved in the middle by a merely passable exercise in free-jazz. it's horrible. the absolute worst spiritualized album.… Expand
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