Sound of Confusion

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Sound of Confusion
Spacemen 3 - Sound Of Confusion Orig.jpg
Studio album by Spacemen 3
Released July 1986
Genre Neo-psychedelia, garage rock
Length 39:48
71:20 (1994 re-release)
Label Glass (original UK release)
Fire (various UK reissues)
Taang! (1995 US release)
Spacemen 3 chronology
Sound of Confusion
Transparent Radiation
(1987)Transparent Radiation1987
Alternative cover
This album cover drops the white background of the original for a fiery reinterpretation
1994 re-release.
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Sound of Confusion is the first studio album by space rock group Spacemen 3, released in July 1986 on Glass Records. Three of the seven songs are cover versions; "Rollercoaster", originally by the 13th Floor Elevators, "Mary Anne" (originally ″Just One Time″) by Juicy Lucy and "Little Doll" by The Stooges.

It was re-released in 1994 by Taang! including the three tracks on the Walkin' With Jesus EP and a demo of the song "2.35". [2]
It was re-released again in 1996 on Fire Records, who also re-released it as a vinyl LP in 2009.

Track listing[edit]

Original release (Glass GLALP 018)

All tracks written by Kember, Pierce, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Losing Touch with My Mind" 5:29
2. "Hey Man" 4:49
3. "Rollercoaster" (Erickson, Hall) 7:50
4. "Mary Anne" (Campbell, Crenshaw) 4:13
5. "Little Doll" (Alexander, Asheton, Asheton, Osterberg) 5:25
6. "2:35" 3:08
7. "O.D. Catastrophe" 8:54
1994 re-issue bonus tracks (Taang!)
No. Title Length
8. "Walkin' With Jesus" 5:52
9. "Rollercoaster" (Erickson, Hall) 17:03
10. "Feel So Good" 4:57
11. "2:35 (Demo)" 3:40



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Review of Sound of Confusion". Allmusic.