Label: MCA Records - MCD 80346 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Electronic • Style: Downtempo, Ambient
Spirit of the Age is a song by the UK rock Goin Blind - Kiss - Hotter Than Hell Hawkwind. It was originally recorded and issued on the album Quark, Strangeness and Charm. Wide Awake - Helalyn Flowers - Videodope lyrics of the song are composed of two of Robert Calvert 's science fiction poems, the first verse being "The Starfarer's Despatch", which he had recited at shows whilst being the "resident poet" in the band inand the second being "The Clone's Poem".
Both of these poems were published amongst a collection of his poetry issued as Centigradepublished by Quasar in Throughout the song is a rhythmic electronic pulse. The song was a popular addition to the band's live set and even remained after Calvert's departure from the band in A more aggressive version of the song with vocals by Brock was issued on the Live Seventy Nine album in Note: The band performed a very rare second encore at the Brixton Academy gig, where they mimed along to "The Full Vocal Mix", with both members of Salt Tank on stage.
In the band Floating - Various - Spirit Of A New Age a new studio version of the song which was issued as a single in two different formats. The first verse featured a vocal by tabloid journalist Matthew Wright who, while interviewing the band on a London radio show, had revealed that he was a big fan of the band. This version was included on their Take Me Floating - Various - Spirit Of A New Age Your Leader album.
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