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Mercury Rev

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 24 August 1991

MERCURY REV's debut album has been hailed as one of the albums of the year. SIMON REYNOLDS talks to the band in New York about why a J Mascis-style apathy, a Jane's Addiction lust for the epic and a desire to send their bass player's mother to Bermuda have so far stopped the band scaling the heights they deserve.

Total word count of piece: 1549

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