Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs

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Album Review

Release date: 26 August 2009

Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs

Deserter's Songs

Contrary to popular opinion, not every version of the American Dream revolves around attaining planet-flattening power, huge embezzled wealth and a line of willing cocksuckers outside the office door.

CONTRARY TO POPULAR OPINION, not every version of the American Dream revolves around attaining planet-flattening power, huge embezzled wealth and a line of willing cocksuckers outside the office door. There is another equally pervasive, but infinitely more romantic, fantasy that is predicated by the idea of escape, of fleeing the city and making your own kingdom in America's wide open...

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  • Sep 7, 1998

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Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs: Wikipedia Album Entry

This 12 track album was released in 1998 by AMG, and catapulted Mercury Rev into the mainstream.

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