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Mercury Rev: Hello Blackbird (V2)

Andy Gill, The Independent, 3 November 2006

FOR MUCH of their career – certainly since they began exerting a modicum of discipline over their experimental leanings – Mercury Rev have seemed to be scoring movies that only exist in their heads, so it's no surprise to find them at last tackling a real film soundtrack, for Robinson Savary's independent feature about circus performers, Bye Bye Blackbird.

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