Spiritualized are an English space rock band formed in 1990 in Rugby, Warwickshire by Jason Pierce (often known as J. Spaceman), formerly of Spacemen 3. After several line up-changes, in 1999, the band centered on Pierce (vocals, guitar), John Coxon (guitars, keyboards), Doggen Foster (guitar), Kevin Bales (drums and percussion) and Tom Edwards (percussion and keyboards) with revolving bassists. The band’s current bassist, Thomas Wayne, has been playing with the band since 2009.
Spiritualized have released eight studio albums. The best known and most critically acclaimed of these is 1997's Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space, which NME magazine named as their Album of the Year, beating other critically acclaimed albums such as Radiohead's OK Computer and The Verve's Urban Hymns.
|Previous members||Will Carruthers, Thighpaulsandra, Jonny Mattock, Mark Refoy, Kate Radley, Sean Cook, Mike Mooney, Gregg Hale, Damon Reece, Ray Dickaty, Sam Freeman, Richard Warren|
|Members||Jason Pierce, Doggen Foster, John Coxon, Kevin Bales, Tom Edwards, Thomas Wayne|
|Years of activity||1990–present|