Spirit\Light\Speed is a studio album by The Cult's singer Ian Astbury. It was recorded in the late 1990s but sat unreleased until summer of 2000, when it was ultimately released to little fanfare. It included a re-recording of The Cult's song "The Witch".
|Studio album by|
|Released||June 20, 2000|
|Label||Beggars Banquet Records|
- "Back On Earth" - 5.00
- "High Time Amplifier" - 4.23
- "Devil's Mouth" - 5.51
- "Tonight (Illuminated)" - 5.47
- "Metaphysical Pistol" - 4.56
- "The Witch (Slt Return)" - 4.58
- "It's Over" - 5.23
- "El Che / Wild Like a Horse" - 4.59
- "Tyger" - 5.01
- "Shambala (R.F.L)" - 5.43
The album spawned the single "High Time Amplifier".
- "High Time Amplifier" - 3.36
- "Tyger (Demo Version)" - 6.34
- "High Time Amplifier (Witchman Mix)" - 4.38
A 12-inch promo version came with four versions of High Time Amplifier, Witchman Mix, Album Version, One True Parker Mix and Mental Defectives League Mix.
Arranged by, Producer, Written-By, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Backing Vocals, Synthesizer – Chris Goss
Compiled by, Edited by, Producer – PK, Steve Feldman
Executive Producer – Victor Murgatroyd Producer , Programmed by (additional) – Witchman
Recorded by – Martin Schmelzle
Strings – Novi Novog, Stefanie Fifie
Written-By, Arranged By, Producer, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Guitar, Percussion – Ian Astbury
Recorded and mixed at Monkey Studios
℗ 1973 Electronic University (Alan Watts) Electric University Publishing 'Metaphysical Pistol' contains spoken-word samples from 'Myth and Religion' and 'Democracy In Heaven' by philosopher Alan Watts.
'Tyger' contains a sample of 'Countdown to Nowhere' composed & arranged by Manfred Hübler & Siegfried Schwab.