Mercury Rev

The Light In YouThe new Mercury Rev album The Light In You will be released on
October 2, 2015 through Bella Union.

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International praise for The Light In You

★ ★ ★ ★ - The Guardian
 ★ ★ ★ ★ / Album of the Week - The Independant
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - Q Magazine
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - Rock and Folk Magazine
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - Rolling Stone Australia
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - Soul Kitchen
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - The Sunday Times
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - The Sunday Express Review
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - Telerama
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - The Metro
 ★ ★ ★ ★ - The Wire

"Mercury Rev have pushed boundaries on The Light In You whilst maintaining their own unique sound and also displaying a hint of mischievousness. There is a light that never goes out." - Amnplify

"With instantly alluring melodies, complex arrangements incorporating bells, strings, tympani and woodwind, the album is as much a tribute to the power of music as it is a hymn to the force of memory." - The Arts Desk

"Jonathan Donahue possesses one of the most distinctive and affecting voices in modern-day alternative music, and it’s captured beautifully on The Queen Of Swans, a joyous, hymnal epic." - Bass and Guitar Magazine

"Mercury Rev’s brand of epic Americana sounds sweeter than ever on The Light in You" - The Guardian

“Well, I think it’s pretty clear: this album is a killer!” - Intramuros Magazine

"Et dans la moindre note de tout ce subtil recueil, c’est bien la lumière évoquée dans le titre (light) que Mercury Rev met en son ici." - Le Monde

“Seven years of silence haven’t cut into Mercury rev’s quest for ecstasy” - Les InRocks

"It’s not a reinvention, but Mercury Rev did their experimentation on their earlier records. Here they just get on with the job of sounding like nobody else, which suits them very nicely indeed." - The Line Of Best Fit

“[…] this reunion is an undisputable success.” - Music Story

"Mercury Rev may still sound like themselves and only themselves, but that sound has now been sharpened to a very fine optimistic point - and all points can still slice an edge. - Pop Matters

“‘The Light In You’ turns out to be a great success and comes almost close to the some of the peaks of ‘Deserter’s Songs’” - Pop News

"Buffalo's finest return… A quarter century after their feral, genre defying debut 'Yerself Is Steam', surviving Rev founders Jonathan Donahue and Grasshopper prove there is a light that never goes out." - Prog Rock Magazine

"The Light In You contains songs unlike any that the band have previously released: jubilant odes to music itself" - The Record Collector

"...painstakingly and expertly crafted, yet still sounds effortless" - Under the Radar

"'s hard to resist a work so clearly besotted with the power of music." - Uncut

You can read the full press release on the Bella Union website and additional articles for the "The Light In You" in the press section.

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