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Mercury Rev

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Mercury Rev’s debut album Yerself Is Steam (1991) flopped in the US following Rough Trade’s collapse and didn’t hint at later commercial successes like Deserter’s Songs. Rather, it was a folie de grandeur, epitomised by the sprawling Very Sleepy Rivers.

David Baker
Vocals
Jonathan Donahue
Vocals, guitar
Sean ‘Grasshopper’ Mackiowiak
Guitar
David Fridmann
Bass
Suzanne Thorpe
Woodwind
Jimmy Chambers
Drums