Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1997 Ratings: #23 / 75
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Based on 486 ratings
1997 Ratings: #13
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June 16, 1997 / Release Date
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Dedicated / Label
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The work of a man who, having assimilated an army of influences - Captain Beefheart and Sly Stone for sure, but everyone from Elvis to Zappa to Red Crayola are all lost in here somewhere - has managed to create an entirely new noise out of the wreckage. And wreckage is what this album is all about.
Entertainment Weekly

The title says it all. From the otherworldly opener ”Can’t Help Falling in Love,” to the narcotized 16-minute closing track, ”Cop Shoot Cop,” Ladies and Gentlemen, We’re Floating in Space is beautifully weightless and way out.


Floating In Space requires a touch of patience and a desire to probe its depths, but the reward is well worth the investment.

Rolling Stone

Hardly the stuff of halcyon trances. Both ethereal and earthy, Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating in Space doesn't try to hide its uglier aspects – which, in the end, is what makes it so damn gorgeous.

i just listened to this whilst literally floating in space (and by that i mean on an aeroplane) and I doubt anything will ever touch that.
Classic Review!

The instrumentation on this record is truly gorgeous and the laid back vocals add lots of needed charisma to this already great piece of music. The opening title track is a great opener as it sets the album off perfectly. The vocals are absolutely great and the instrumentals are astonishing to say the least. The next track “Come Together” is another great cut off this album and it’s able to remain consistent until the song “Home of the Brave” and ... read more
Honestly, this wasn't all too special to me. I guess the instrumentation was spacey and cool but it didn't strike me as super impressive. The singing was also very average, especially the singer's tone of voice, which began to get on my nerves.
Jason Pierce does DRUGS and is SAD and Cop Shoot Cop is LONG and I never FINISH IT
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Track List

  1. Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space 
  2. Come Together 
  3. I Think I'm In Love 
  4. All Of My Thoughts 
  5. Stay With Me 
  6. Electricity 
  7. Home Of The Brave 
  8. The Individual 
  9. Broken Heart 
  10. No God Only Religion 
  11. Cool Waves 
  12. Cop Shoot Cop
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