Pure Phase

Spiritualized - Pure Phase
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1995 Ratings: #207 / 445
User Score
Based on 53 ratings
1995 Ratings: #57
Liked by 1 person
March 28, 1995 / Release Date
LP / Format
Dedicated / Label
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I love this album for many different reasons.

This is an album filled with very high points of energy and very low ones. There are hard rocking blues jams, jazz-rock influences, electronic bits, and so much more. Running at about 68 minutes (just over an hour), this album does not feel nearly as long as the numbers would have you believe. The energy of this album in constantly switching up, and although on paper that would seem like a bad thing, it keeps the listener interested. Medication is ... read more
Jason Spaceman's most meditative and sonically drugged out.

The Slide Song is painfully beautiful, especially when that flute comes in... it hurts

Feels Like Goin Home is another highlight. Just wait til those dulcimer arpeggios hit

Pure... phase
I have not listened to all of the Spiritualized albums yet but out of the first 3 this is without a doubt my favorite. It takes you on a long and vast musical journey. "Medication" is one of my favorite openers and sort of sets the tone for the entire album. All of the songs vary in length and energy making for some quiet moments contrasted by huge soars of energy. The flow of the tracks makes it for me as I just love to get lost in this.
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Track List

  1. Medication
  2. The Slide Song
  3. Electric Phase
  4. All of My Tears
  5. These Blues
  6. Let It Flow
  7. Take Good Care of It
  8. Born, Never Asked
  9. Electric Mainline
  10. Lay Back in the Sun
  11. Good Times
  12. Pure Phase
  13. Spread Your Wings
  14. Feel Like Goin' Home
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Added on: February 14, 2014