23 June 1989 – Calton Studios, Edinburgh

Pete Kember – Jason Pierce – Will Carruthers – Johnny Mattock

This gig was originally advertised as taking place at The Venue, before the realisation struck that Spacemen 3 and Birdland, who also had an Edinburgh gig that night, would be competing for pretty much the same audience, so the gig was moved to Birdland’s venue as a double-headliner. Spacemen 3 played first, as you can see from a review on this Birdland fan page.

“There were some great gigs with Spacemen 3, one time they stood at the side of the stage firing water pistols at us while Lee totally destroyed the monitor system with his guitar!” – Rob from Birdland, quoted at the time of their 2011 reunion.

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