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Mercury Rev

Yerself Is Steam

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Release Notes
  • Mercury Rev’s landmark 1991 debut album
  • LP is limited to 750 copies in orange & yellow vinyl, in final original distressed sleeves
  • The Critics Choice: ‘YIS – a glorious collision between pop & avant garde’THE TIMES
  • An ‘uncut all time top 100 debut’ – regularly praised in the press
  • Mercury Rev back on tour this summer 2016, following recent Bella Union album
Yerself Is Steam
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Mercury Rev, led by David Baker, stunned the world with their debut album ‘Yerself Is Steam’ on Mint Films/Jungle Records in ‘91. Famed for their quirky, haunting, and unique songs, they are beyond easy categories.

They built on their reputation with 2 more albums ‘Boces’ and ‘See You On The Other Side’ on Beggars Banquet plus tours of UK, Europe and USA, then in 1998 ‘Deserter’s Songs’ on V2 achieved massive ‘Album Of The Year’ critical acclaim, followed by ‘All Is Dream’ and ‘The Secret Migration’. Regular features in publications such as NME, THE GUARDIAN, THE OBSERVER, UNCUT, MOJO, etc, always refer to this landmark ‘Yerself Is Steam’ album. Now touring to support their new BELLA UNION album, ‘The Light In You’.