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Mercury Rev: Deserter's Songs

Andy Gill, The Independent, 25 September 1998

NAMED AFTER Greil Marcus's evocative description of The Band's early albums, this latest offering from Mercury Rev is, by some distance, the best pop record I've heard all year, a breathtakingly poised piece of work which deserves to catapult them to star status.

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