Spiritualized renegade teams up with Watchmen creator
Jason Pierce may have been the architect but Spiritualized guitarist Mark Refoy was the labourer who gave 1992’s Laser Guided Melodies its luminous sparkle.
A decade on, Transcendental finds him still floating amid Velvet Underground crescendos and twinkling, richly romantic space rock (“Everything And Anything”). Graphic novel guru Alan Moore also makes a surprising cameo, reciting Edmund Blunden’s poem “Clare’s Ghost”. A far-flung branch on the Spacemen 3/Spiritualized family tree definitely worth investigating.