Mercury Rev ‘Butterfly’s Wings’ Video

Mercury Rev are out with the video to their new single ‘Butterfly’s Wings’, off the Catskill Mountains, New York experimental rock group’s seventh studio album ‘Snowflake Midnight’, out now on V2 Records. Watch it below.

Heineken Jamming Festival 2005 Closing Day

Garbage, Mercury Rev, Oasis, Billy Idol, and Velvet Revolver performed on stage at the third and final day of this year’s Heineken Jamming Festival 2005 at F1 Circuit on June 12th in Imola, Italy. Check ou pictures from GettyImages.

Optimism Abounds On Mercury Rev’s Latest

Mercury Rev drummer Jeff Mercel spoke with Australia’s Time Off magazine about the much touted notion that their new album ‘The Secret Migration’ is a step away from the ominous mood that dominated their previous offerings. “I never considered our older material to be sinister but I understand what people mean,” Mercel said. “There’s certainly an optimism or buoyant or light quality to the new record that maybe wasn’t quite as present on albums past. That’s all to do with situations that we were going through and who we were as people at those moments. It’s only natural that there should be a change. It’s not always easy to get perspective on where you are. The songs on this new record are still wriggling around and eluding our grasp here and there.”