RELEASE
October 02, 2006
LABEL
Excelsior Melodies

Album Review

This soundtrack to the dark and brooding period circus drama Bye Bye Blackbird finds Mercury Rev operating instrumentally. Swirling, atmospheric, and expansive, Hello Blackbird retains much of the group's melodic, psych-pop core, but allows for a great deal more experimentation, resulting in a mesmerizing fusion of ambient electronica, modern classical, and Krautrock-inspired prog rock.
James Christopher Monger, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Blackbird's Callhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  2. Illumination by Street Lamphttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  3. Waltz for Alicehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  4. Trial by Wirehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  5. Daydream for Ninahttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  6. Audition Scene Sketch (Simple Because)http://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  7. The White Birdshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  8. Josef's Visionhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  9. Eye of the Blackbird (Traveling Music, Pt. 2)http://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  10. The Last of the White Birds (March Funebré)http://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  11. Cinema Themehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  12. First Flight of the White Birdshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  13. The Chimpy Waltzhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  14. Dempsey's Themehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  15. Fantasia No. 1http://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  16. Robert y Robertohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  17. Traveling Musichttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  18. Departed Angelshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  19. Simply Becausehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  20. The Making of Hello Blackbird [Studio Footage] [Multimedia Track]http://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
  21. Grasshopper's Wild Ride [Multimedia Track]http://itunes.apple.com/album/hello-blackbird/id437999836?uo=5
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