27 August 2021
Band: MERCURY REV (Buffalo, New York)
Active: 1989–present / 8 studio LPs so far
Anniversary album: ALL IS DREAM – 5th longplayer
Released: 27 August 2001 – 20 years ago today
Pitchfork said: “Mercury Rev’s All Is Dream claims its share of
pop brilliance by taking up this position with enormous reserves
of intelligence, grace, and emotion.” Full review here. Score: 8.5.
Turn Up The Volume: Along with Deserter’s Songs my favorite Rev album.
A symhonoc tour de force creating a trance-like atmosphere, actually the state
of mind crystal voice Jonathan Donahue loves so much. Orchestral conductor
Grasshopper displays his sparkling vision of how classical music can sound
like pop-ular music once again. A totally terrific accomplishment.
Singles/clips: The Dark Is Rising / Nite And Fog / Little Rhymes
– THE DARK IS RISING –
– NITE AND FOG –
– LITTLE RHYMES –
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