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  • March 27, 2021

    Just announced for May!

    Cherry Red Records are proud to unveil a deluxe 5CD edition of 'Snowflake Midnight'. Presented as a plush, hardback book containing original album lyrics, lots of visuals and new sleeve-notes, the original album is joined by a second disc of previously unissued outtakes, entitled Hymn Of The Heavenly Snowflake, a third disc cryptically entitled Snowflakes From A Train (again, hitherto unheard), and a fourth disc of live material (again, unreleased until now). Disc 5 offers the first commercial CD outing for 'Strange Attractor', with the added bonus of those four 12” remix tracks.

    Find out more and pre-order here:... Read more

  • March 5, 2021

    Watch Brett Anderson (Suede), Charles Hazlewood, and Paraorchestra, and featuring special guests Nadine Shah, Adrian Utley (Portishead) & Seb Rochford (Pulled By Magnets, Acoustic Ladyland, Sons Of Kemet) perform Mercury Rev's iconic Deserter's Songs opener Holes, as part of their Death Songbook project.

  • April 26, 2020

    Watch The National's Matt Berninger, and Steph Altman perform of Mercury Rev's "Holes" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

    Holes is the latest in Matt's "7 Inches For Planned Parenthood, Vol. 2" project. Find out more at:

  • July 26, 2019

    Mercury Rev will be hitting the road this Fall for a string of tour dates celebrating the release of their latest album Bobbie Gentry's 'The Delta Sweete' Revisited. Beth Orton will be joining the band for the tour and Marissa Nadler will open all of the West Coast dates.

    Tickets go on sale today (Friday, July 26th).

    • Tuesday October 1st ~ Belly Up Tavern ~ Solona Beach, CA
    • Wedday October 2nd ~ Pappy & Harriet's ~ Pioneertown, CA
    • Thursday October 3rd ~ Palace Theatre ~ Los Angeles, CA
    • Monday October 7th ~ Aladdin Theater ~ Portland, OR
    • Wedday October 9th ~ Neptune Theatre ~ Seattle, WA

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  • January 10, 2019

    Mercury Rev are pleased to share the following 2 new songs from their forthcoming collaborative album Bobbie Gentry's 'The Delta Sweete' Revisited.

    Okolona River Bottom Band (featuring Nora Jones)
    Sermon (featuring Margo Price)

    Both songs can be heard in the section.

    The full album comes out on February 8th, 2019.

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  • November 17, 2018

    Mercury Rev are pleased to announce the upcoming release of their own version of Bobbie Gentry's 'The Delta Sweete' featuring contributions from Norah Jones, Hope Sandoval, Lucinda Williams, Margo Price, Beth Orton, Susanne Sundfor, Laetitia Sadier, Carice van Houten, Rachel Goswell, Vashti Bunyan, Kaela Sinclair, Marissa Nadler and Phoebe Bridger.

    Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited is Mercury Rev's committed and affectionate resurrection of an album that anticipated by three decades their own pivotal expedition through transcendental America, 1998's Deserter's Songs. From their recording lair in New York's Catskill Mountains, the founding core of Jonathan Donahue and Grasshopper with Jesse Chandler (previously in the... Read more

  • September 19, 2018

    Mercury Rev are pleased to have New Jersey chanteuse Nicole Atkins join them on their upcoming Deserter's Songs 20th Anniversary tour around the United Kingdom. Nicole will be joining the band on the following dates:

    • Saturday, December 08 ~ The Gate ~ Cardiff, United Kingdom
    • Sunday, December 09 ~ Wedgewood Rooms ~ Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    • Monday, December 10 ~ Glee Club ~ Birmingham, United Kingdom
    • Tuesday, December 11 ~ Norwich Arts Centre ~ Norwich, United Kingdom
    • Thursday, December 13 ~ Brudenell Social Club ~ Leeds, United Kingdom
    • Friday, December 14 ~ Brudenell Social Club ~ Leeds, United Kingdom
    • Saturday, December 15 ~ St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle ~ Newcastle... Read more
  • April 3, 2018

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic album Deserter’s Songs, Mercury Rev announce an October run of dates in the US. The tour kicks off with a slot at the Desert Daze Festival October 12-14.

    Following that the band have confirmed the following shows:

    • Tuesday, October 16 ~ The Chapel ~ San Francisco, CA ~ Tickets
    • Thursday, October 18 ~ Mississippi Studios ~ Portland, OR ~ Tickets
    • Friday, October 19 ~ Tractor Tavern ~ Seattle, WA ~... Read more
  • April 2, 2018

    Mercury Rev will be joining the likes of Tame Impala, War Paint, Ty Segal & White Paint and Malcolm Mooney of CAN at Desert Daze 2018. The band will be performing Deserter's Songs in Moreno Beach, Lake Perris, CA over the weekend of October 12-14, 2018.

    Find out more about Desert Daze or get tickets.

  • January 18, 2018

    Mercury Rev celebrates the 20th anniversary of their fragile opus 'Deserter's Songs' with a series of intimate, acoustic evenings featuring many of the stories and songs surrounding the heartbreaking 1998 classic album. Performed in the 'whisper and strum' way they were originally written, this promises to be an extraordinary glimpse into the forces that nearly destroyed a band and the strange events leading up to a most unexpected return.

    Tour dates for more cities and countries for the summer and autumn shows will be announced this spring so stay tuned!

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