Album Oriented 85: Spiritualized and Tom Waits

Erich presents English neo-psychedelics Spriritualized and their 1997 opus Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space.  Daniel encircles gravelly voiced rebel saloon singer-songwriter Tom Waits, and his beloved album from 1985, Rain Dogs. Along the way, we mention Eddie Money, Dr. Hook, Rod Stewart, intellectual property, The Leon Redbone Question, and that Doritos commercial. Erich’s mid-year kicker pick will not disappoint 90s post-rock enthusiasts.

Erich presents English neo-psychedelics Spriritualized and their 1997 opus Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space.  Daniel encircles gravelly voiced rebel saloon singer-songwriter Tom Waits, and his beloved album from 1985, Rain Dogs. Along the way, we mention Eddie Money, Dr. Hook, Rod Stewart, intellectual property, The Leon Redbone Question, and that Doritos commercial. Erich’s mid-year kicker pick will not disappoint 90s post-rock enthusiasts.

Author: Daniel Nester

Daniel Nester latest book is the poetry collection Harsh Realm: My 1990s, due out in 2022. His previous books include Shader, a memoir; How to Be Inappropriate, a collection of humorous nonfiction; and The Incredible Sestina Anthology, which he edited. His first two books, God Save My Queen: A Tribute and God Save My Queen II: The Show Must Go On, are collections on his obsession with the rock band Queen. He edits Pine Hills Review, the literary journal of The College of Saint Rose, in Albany, NY, where is also a professor of English.

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