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Mercury Rev: Yerself Is Steam

Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, 16 February 1991

AT LAST, one of those rare records that revolve along once in a blooming moon and have something new to struggle to say. You have no idea how many shitloads of uninspired sheep-like tapes and white labels we get thrown at us in places like this. Thus Mercury Rev sound all the fresher, wilder, berserker, and more startling.

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