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Mercury Rev’s Dark Dream

Barney Hoskyns, The Guardian, August 2001

ON MAY 28, 1998, Jonathan Donahue and Sean "Grasshopper" of Mercury Rev sat rather dejectedly in a diner in Woodstock, New York, and talked about the album they had just completed. They didn't seem to hold out much hope for Deserter's Songs, as they had titled the record, and one could hardly blame them.

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