Lazer Guided Melodies

Spiritualized - Lazer Guided Melodies
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1992 Ratings: #41 / 345
User Score
Based on 106 ratings
1992 Ratings: #28
Liked by 3 people
April 27, 1992 / Release Date
LP / Format
Dedicated / Label
Space Rock / Genres
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Although, not on the same level as Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space, Lazer Guided Melodies is still a great debut by the Neo-Psychedelia / Space Rock band, with some truly impressive moments which can be found on Angel Sigh, Shine a Light and the opening track and with a strong consistent track list which keeps me engage fully throughout the hour run time for a soothing ethereal experience.

Track Review

You Know It's True 9/10
If I Were with Her Now 8.5/10.
I Want You 8/10
Run ... read more
Turing test is passed every day. The threshold is when trust in the alternate as person, not computer, is to any degree suspect by default. Then the foundation crumbles. Same as deepfakery erodes the media-as-record, turmite proliferation undermines the virtual social contract.

Fav Trak: Angel Sigh
Slow and subdued shoegaze-esque spaces carry the calm vocals of Jason Pierce on this masterful exploration of melancholy and empathy. It's full of haunting athmospheres and captivating song progressions. These aren't as explosive as on later albums by the band, but instead slowly build to an intense sense of dread and sadness. There's something weirdly unsettling about the quietness the album uses to get to this effect.
This is the albums greatest strength, but also leads to it missing a real ... read more
A trailblazing debut from one of the most unique names in space rock. Honestly, depending on the day, I prefer this over Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space.
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Track List

  1. You Know It's True / If I Were with Her Now / I Want You
  2. Run / Smiles / Step into the Breeze / Symphony Space
  3. Take Your Time / Shine a Light
  4. Angel Sigh / Sway / 200 Bars
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Added on: October 20, 2013