Stream Primal Scream’s cover of S’Express’ ‘Mantra For A State Of Mind’ from Record Store Day single

Song will be backed by new instrumental 'Gravitational Waves (Drifter’s Song)'

Primal Scream have shared the A-side from their Record Store Day single. Scroll below to watch its kaleidoscopic video.

The song, premiered today on, is a cover of ‘Mantra For A State Of Mind’ by dance act S’Express. It features backing vocals from the acid house group’s Naomi Osbourne, plus Spiritualized‘s Jason Pierce on guitar.

‘Mantra For A State Of Mind’ is backed by new instrumental track ‘Gravitational Waves (Drifter’s Song)’, released on vinyl this Saturday (April 16) for this year’s edition of the annual Record Store Day.


“I’m a vinyl junkie and I can’t get enough,” singer Bobby Gillespie explains in a press release.

Check out Primal Scream’s cover of ‘Mantra For A State Of Mind’ beneath.

Primal Scream released their new album ‘Chaosmosis’ last month (March 18) through their own First International label as well as Ignition Records. The album is the follow up to 2013’s ‘More Light.’ 

The album was promoted by lead single ‘Where The Light Gets In’, featuring Sky Ferreira.

The band play the following live dates:


Common People, Southampton Common, Southampton (May 28)
Common People, South Park, Oxford (29)
Secret Garden Party, Mill Hill Fields, Huntingdon (July 24)
Down To The Woods, Sedgefield, near Durham (August 13)