Mercury rising: the Rev return in September, tour in November
Mercury Rev are to release their new nine-song LP Snowflake Midnight on September 29, via V2/Cooperative.
Says the PR blurb: "A set of luminous and astonishing new songs, both epic and lush, Snowflake Midnight is easily as thrilling as their other milestone releases, specifically their 1991 sprawling avant-psych debut Yerself Is Steam, and their 1998 masterpiece Deserter’s Songs."
Even with a pinch: excellent, excellent.
To coincide with their new album, the Rev will also release a companion record on September 29. Strange Attractor features eleven songs and will be available for free by signing up to the band's mailing list here.
See the band live:
29 Inverary Connect Festival
13 Dorset End of the Road Festival
November (buy tickets here)
5 Manchester University
6 Leeds Academy
7 Birmingham Academy
9 Newcastle Academy
12 Bristol Academy
13 London Shepherds Bush Empire
14 Oxford Academy
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