Bloc Party - Mercury
NME.COM feature on Bloc Party - Mercury album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 10 August 2008
Fun, playful, cheeky – the London quartet have cheered up
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Daring, deep and confused in equal measure
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A comeback single that every floundering indie band dreams of
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'Down Boy' will be put out in aid of music therapy charity Nordoff Robins
Frontman describes working on the mix as "like having an affair"
The Maccabees, Cat Power and Tim Burgess also performed at the first day of the Suffolk festival
Bloc Party - Mercury: Wikipedia Album Entry
"Mercury" is a song by Bloc Party which was released as a single on 11 August 2008. It was produced by Jacknife Lee. Like "Flux", the band's previous single, the song uses mostly electronic instruments. The song was first played on Zane Lowe's show on Radio 1 on 7 July 2008 and was uploaded to the Radio 1 website about fifteen minutes later. The single was made available for digital download on July 10. The track was named Single of the Week on music website DrownedinSound.com on 11 August 2008. It has so far peaked at 16 on the UK Singles Chart.
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