180 gram Baby Blue vinyl. Spacemen 3’s second album is a remarkable departure from the band’s 1986 debut, SOUND OF CONFUSION. Reduced to a trio (guitarists /keyboardists Pete “Sonic Boom” Kember, Jason “Spaceman” Pierce, and bassist Pete Bassman) following the departure of the first album’s drummer, Spacemen 3 makes an asset out of the newfound lack of percussion, giving THE PERFECT PRESCRIPTION a considerably less rock-oriented sound with much more open space in its varied, subtle arrangements.
A beautifully observed baroque masterpiece, part dream pop, part futuristic psych-folk with ambient synths and Josephine Foster’s plaintive guitar. Godmother is a slowly unfolding song cycle that [...]