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
Daring, deep and confused in equal measure
- Aug 16, 2012
A comeback single that every floundering indie band dreams of
- Aug 8, 2012
Bloc Party find themselves in contemplative mode - and it's a slow-burning treat
- Jul 30, 2012
Russell Lissack reveals band have recorded 6 new songs and could release EP
Frontman reveals the strangest place he has ever woken up
The promo was filmed at their Earls Court gig using the Vyclone app
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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