It's an expansive, 10 minute composition...

Slowdive have shared an extraordinary new live rendition of 'Golden Hair' in full.

The song was originally penned by Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett, a cracked solo composition utilising the poetry of James Joyce.

An early favourite with Slowdive, it has grown to become a key moment of their live set, so exploratory in its shimmering beauty that it occasionally leans on post-rock.

This new version arrives as part of the Sonic Cathedral singles club - recorded in 2014 at an early re-union show, it was mastered by Neil Halstead and Heba Kadry.

It's a truly beautiful performance, with Rachel Goswell's evocative vocal perfectly in sync with that textured effects from the guitar.

Driving itself to colossal heights, it's a remarkable live outing, one that neatly summarises the magical chemistry that makes Slowdive so special.

Tune in now.

Sonic Cathedral will host a tribute to Slowdive tonight - November 14th - at London venue the Social.

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