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On The Other Side: Mercury Rev

Ben Thompson, MOJO, January 1999

HOW MANY BANDS ARE THERE who have made their best records after losing their lead singer? Whoever said "Marillion", go and sit in the corner, and Joy Division/New Order aren't allowed either because of the name change. The simple truth is, Mercury Rev are lords of their own sub-set.

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