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Deserter's Songs (album) by Mercury Rev 

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Deserter's Songs
Deserter's Songs by Mercury Rev (1998)
Overall rank: 574th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 325 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1998 (10th)
Top albums of the 1990s (119th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (574th)

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Deserter's Songs is ranked as the best album by Mercury Rev.

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Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 325 votes)
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90/100
From garycottier 08/12/2016 15:53
The best Mercury rev album. Bar none. Excellent.
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95/100
From flamingyesdept 05/25/2016 10:00
VERY Flaming Lips-esque, though compliments don't come much higher
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From Hendri 04/24/2016 08:47
Wow, some of the best dreamy music! And it really rocks at times! I only think the last track is a bit weirdly placed. I am never really excited for that song to start after Pick Up If You're There.
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From Pegasus 09/26/2015 16:41
Doesn't really stay consistent but damn there is some REALLY exceptional songs in here.
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90/100
From JasonZaia 02/03/2015 23:39
To lose faith in oneself, yet still with a glimmer of hope that things will get better.
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From HoldenM 01/17/2015 05:46
So, I'm gonna listen to this a few more times, and then it'll go into my top hundred. That's how great this is to me.
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From meccalecca 05/04/2014 20:27
Lying on the ground, staring up at the stars, it's impossible to ignore just how vast this universe is.
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From meruizh 12/31/2013 00:40
I gave it 3 listens and it never grew up on me. Godess on a highway is a brilliant dong, and probably holes and opus 40 stand next to it, but man the rest of the album seemed a bit lifeless, I just never got it.
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From Graeme2 11/30/2013 19:52
I used to love this but not big on it now for some reason
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From stupidusATmailDOTcom 10/27/2013 10:42
Very interesting, and I suppose unique, but not entirely satisfying. Probably a grower.
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