Listen to Mercury Rev + Hope Sandoval interpret Bobbie Gentry’s Big Boss Man” – Mercury Rev on tour in the UK now – “Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited” released 8th February via Bella Union
Having just begun their UK tour, the remaining dates of which are below, Mercury Rev
The Delta Sweete Revisited is out 8th February via Bella Union (Partisan Records in the US). In addition to Sandoval, Mercury Rev are backed on vocals by an unmatched roster of women across a range of genres: Norah Jones, Margo Price, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucinda Williams, Vashti Bunyan, Rachel Goswell (Slowdive), Susanne Sundfør, Lætitia Sadier (Stereolab), Marissa Nadler, Kaela Sinclair (M83) and more.
Originally released at the height of Gentry’s superstardom following her #1 smash “Ode To Billie Joe,” ‘The Delta Sweete’ is an unrestrained statement of empowerment that dips into everything from swamp-rock, R&B-style horns, and orchestral arrangements.‘The Delta Sweete Revisited’is Mercury Rev’s committed and affectionate resurrection of an album that anticipated by three decades their own pivotal expedition through transcendental America, 1998’s ‘Deserter’s Songs.’ Not unlike ‘The Delta
Remaining dates below: