Mercury Rev – Coney Island Cyclone

From their 1991 debut LP, Yerself Is Steam, this song captures, in a mere two-and-a-half minutes, everything* that was great about early Mercury Rev. Trippy, psychedelic and a bit scary – but full of pop sweetness and joy.

*Almost everything: it doesn’t feature the rather menacing, loopy tones of co-singer David Baker.


About Paul Saxton

Follow me on Twitter if you like: @paulsaxton
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s