Live Review: Spiritualized @ 9:30 Club — 9/8/22

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Spiritualized perform at 9:30 Club on Sept. 8, 2022. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

The creation of art in an attempt to connect to people is the most primal urge in pop music, I think. Even those of us who don’t create but consume mill about in the mix, hoping to feel that connection with other folks thanks to the work of the artist. We hope some of that art will wash over us and provide relief in the form of connection.

Spiritualized, the wonderfully English psychedelic rock outfit fronted by Jason Pierce, deal with this phenomenon head-on in a beautiful new song called “Let It Bleed (for Iggy).” It was one of four new songs the space rockers presented in a recent show at 9:30 Club.

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Preview: Spiritualized @ 9:30 Club, 9/8/22

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Spiritualized (Photo by Sarah Piantadosi)

Following 2021’s acclaimed reissue of their classic first four albums, Spiritualized released their latest studio album, Everything Was Beautiful, earlier this year via Fat Possum.

In celebration, Spiritualized launched a North American tour that heads to the 9:30 Club on Thursday, Sept. 8.

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