Spiritualized Leader Recovering From Serious Illness
Spiritualized leader Jason Pierce is recovering from a serious, unspecified injury that apparently left him near death.Spiritualized leader Jason Pierce is recovering from a serious, unspecified injury that apparently left him near death. "So [after] nearly dying twice in the last two and half weeks, Jason has now and fantastically made an alarming and brilliant recovery and is due home today," writes his partner Juliette on the group's official Web site.
"He is still fragile and really weak, weighing in at maybe 8 stone [112 pounds] but love and happiness on his side," the post continued.
Pierce has a new album in the works but it is unknown when it will be released. "[He] just mentioned how mad it is that his record is written almost like he was ill before," the post said. "Not that he's into ESP and stuff -- just in the most beautiful way."
Spiritualized has been largely inactive since 2003's "Amazing Grace," which debuted at No. 14 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart.