Label: Noisi Production - NPR001CD • Format: CD Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Grindcore
It is their fourth album, reached 9 in the UK album charts and briefly dented the Billboard Toppeaking at The album was recorded during the tour to promote their Doremi Fasol Latido album, which comprises the bulk of this set. In addition there are new tracks "Born To Go", "Upside Down" and "Orgone Accumulator" and the songs are interspersed by electronic Intro De Muerte - Spaceshiters - Grinding Dancers From Outa Space spoken pieces, making this one continuous performance.
Their recent hit single " Silver Machine " was excluded from the set, and only "Master of the Universe" remains from their first two albums. The Space Ritual show attempted to create a full audio-visual experience, representing themes developed by Barney Bubbles and Robert Calvert entwining the fantasy of Starfarers in suspended animation traveling through time and space with the concept of the music of the spheres.
On entering the venue, audience members were given a programme  reproduced on the remaster CD featuring a short sci-fi story by Bubbles setting the band in a Starfarers scenario returning to Earth. The original release featured edits and overdubs, the sleeve notes explaining that "We had to cut a piece out of Brainstorm and Time We Left Sare Muratore - Deeper Love they were too long", but the Space Ritual Volume 2 album contains the full unedited versions.
A previously unheard edited version of "You Shouldn't Do That" segued with an unlisted "Seeing It As You Really Are" from this concert was included on the Roadhawks compilation album, then subsequently included as a bonus track on the remaster CD. The full unedited version of the track can be found on the Hawkwind Anthology album. Here it is recited by Calvert and it was scheduled for single release, promotional copies being distributed in Intro De Muerte - Spaceshiters - Grinding Dancers From Outa Space cloth sleeve, but it never did receive a full release.
It made Q Magazine's greatest album covers list. Space Gravity - With Confidence - Better Weather (Vinyl, Album) Volume 2 is an archive live album by Hawkwind released in consisting of a live performance from This recording is part of the performance that was processed for disc 2 of Space Ritual.
Here it is in its original state, with no edits or overdubs, notable differences being a different middle section to "Orgone Accumulator", "Paranoia" included as the middle section of "Time We Left This World Today" and "Wind of Change" The Bomb (Original Extended) - Love Connection - The Bomb into "7 By 7".
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