MERCURY REV - SEATTLE 2005

August 16, 2021 – 5:47 am

Fifty years ago today, Beatle George told us that All Things Must Pass. Then he told us about Living in the Material World. For 36 years, BigO has been trying to keep the spirit and history of the music alive. Before all things pass, we still need your help to live in this material world. You can help us to do this with a kind donation. Please give what you are happy to give…

HOW TO DONATE

Our costs will always be there. So readers who can donate towards the cost of the site, please open a Skrill account. Readers who wish to contribute to BigO will now have to use Skrill (click  here). We are no longer able to use PayPal to receive donations. Register an account at Skrill. To make a payment, use this e-mail address as recipient’s e-mail address in Skrill: mail2[at]bigomagazine.com. Looking forward to hearing from you.

+ + + + +

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW
To reduce spamming, the BigO website is going through Cloudflare. What it does is scan your browser to ensure the visitor is not a spam. Do not be alarmed as this usually takes only a few seconds.  Email us if you still have difficulty accessing the BigO site; or playing or downloading the tracks. If you know a better way of reducing spam, do let us know.

+ + + + +

Click on the panels for a better view or to download jpg artwork.

MERCURY REV
Seattle 2005 [no label, 1CD]

Live at Showbox, Seattle, WA; May 3, 2005. Very good soundboard.

Thanks to robgronotte for sharing the show at Dime.

robgronotte noted:

This recording is not quite as long as their typical headlining sets of the time, and it seems to be missing the likely encores. This is just the length of what would have fit on a single CDR; maybe the rest of the recording will turn up at some point.

The setlist is very similar to the official live release “Beyond The Swirling Clouds” which was recorded just two months before this, but it honestly sounds better in my opinion, plus it has the incredible medley of Opus 40 and Gotta Serve Somebody which isn’t on the official release.

Compared with the recent Showbox soundboards I have worked on, the mix on this one is the best; just a bit of stereo in the mix to keep it sounding interesting on headphones. The performance is also amazing, and gives me a better view of the album they were promoting “The Secret Migration” which didn’t really impress me much when it was released.

+ + + + +

Lineage:
Soundboard > DAT(M)
> CDR(1) > AIFF > WavePad split tracks > TLH convert to FLAC

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (320 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

Please Do Not Hammer The Links. Due to the size of some of the files, please be very patient when downloading the tracks. It could be that the server was very busy. The tracks should still be around. Please try again later.

Kindly email us if you encounter persistent problems downloading the files. Also email us if you have any rarities you’d like to share with our readers.

Track 01. intro 0:44
Track 02. Secret For A Song 4:51
Track 03. Black Forest (Lorelei) 4:59
Track 04. Tonite It Shows 4:08
Track 05. Tides Of The Moon 6:42
Track 06. My Love 4:25
Track 07. The Funny Bird 5:37
Track 08. Vermillion 4:17
Track 09. Opus 40 4:13
Track 10. Gotta Serve Somebody (Bob Dylan) 4:36
Track 11. There You Are (Jesus Song No.7) 3:36
Track 12. Holes 5:52
Track 13. In The Wilderness 5:53
Track 14. Spiders And Flies 5:14
Track 15. Diamonds 5:23
Track 16. encore call 3:15
74 mins

Click here to order Mercury Rev releases.

  1. 15 Responses to “MERCURY REV - SEATTLE 2005”

  2. Rumor has it Mercury gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Aug 16, 2021

  3. I’d love to have it up my ass

    By U L E on Aug 16, 2021

  4. Last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Aug 17, 2021

  5. Last three twernt me more fakes

    By Nelson on Aug 17, 2021

  6. Last four twernt me more fakes

    By Derrick on Aug 18, 2021

  7. Last five twernt me more fakes

    By HHH on Aug 18, 2021

  8. 8/17/21 BOB DYLAN ACCUSED OF ABUSING CHILD IN 1965

    By U L E on Aug 18, 2021

  9. Derrick, Bobby Dylan has been accused of molesting a 12 year old girl back in 65. Mr Zimmerman is living up to the jew stereotype. unbelievable

    By HHH on Aug 18, 2021

  10. It takes 56 years for this woman to come forward?
    Surely no one here belives this, even if Dylan is innocent…mud sticks
    Now watch all the other ‘victims’ come forward
    Bull

    By Grim Reaper on Aug 18, 2021

  11. You’d think after 56 years you have had the time to at least check the diaries of one of the most documented stars of all time as to where he was and it would help if you worked out which city (country even?) he was in when you accuse him of attacking you. Should be prosecuted for wasting police time and bringing mendacious and wasteful prosecutions. It’s ludicrous! For most of the time of the accusations he was on the opposite coast and then here in the U.K. It would be funny where it not so desperately sad.

    By swappers on Aug 19, 2021

  12. I tried child molesting, that didn’t work either.

    By U L E on Aug 19, 2021

  13. My baby penis made them laugh just like the adults do.

    *sob*

    *sob*

    By U L E on Aug 19, 2021

  14. Stop being a triple dic_k triple H.

    By Derrick on Aug 19, 2021

  15. I molest myself a lot, no one else will. *sob*

    *sob* *sob*

    By U L E on Aug 19, 2021

  16. Nice points swappers
    May I add….If this man was really a habitual child molester wouldn’t there be MORE stories than this?
    I don’t buy it
    Bull

    By Grim Reaper on Aug 19, 2021

Post a Comment