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Jonathan Donahue's Dark Dream

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, 11 August 2001

TWO AND A half years ago, American mavericks Mercury Rev thought their career was pretty much over. For the band's two Catskills-based mainstays – singer/guitarist Jonathan Donahue and guitarist Sean 'Grasshopper' Mackiowiak – their fourth album Deserter's Songs was a last roll of the dice, thrown on the mercy of a world the pair assumed to be indifferent.

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