Former members of Spacemen 3 have asked fans to boycott the Record Store Day releases bearing their name.
The band's catalogue is remarkably under-served despite their lingering influence, with much of their seminal space rock lying out of print.
Space Age Recordings had intended to re-issue three vital albums from the group on Record Store Day, with ‘All The Fucked Up Children’, ‘Recurring’, and ‘Playing With Fire’ set to be made available on vinyl.
However former members of Spacemen 3 have taken the unusual step inviting fans to boycott these re-issues.
The statement - from both J Spaceman and Sonic Boom - runs as follows...