Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Cult heroes: Miracle Legion – the band Thom Yorke loved, who could have been REM

Martin Aston, The Guardian, 17 May 2016

EVEN AT THE TIME, in April 1986, I knew it was unnecessary hyperbole on my part when my submitted Melody Maker feature about an emerging quartet from New Haven, Connecticut, included the claim, "If all the praise about REM was true, then they'd be Miracle Legion."

Total word count of piece: 1107

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.