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is the third studio album by American See You on the Other Side neo-psychedelia band Mercury Rev, released in 1995 by record label Beggars Banquet.
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This was the first Mercury Rev album following the departure of former lead singer Dave Baker. It also marks a transition between the earlier, noisier sound of their first two releases to the more orchestrated, soft and lush arrangements the band would embrace on subsequent albums.
The title for the album comes from what
Dave Fridmann would say to the band members before going onstage.
The album cover is taken from a 1975
7 Up commercial entitled 'Uncola'. The album's back cover is a photograph of Donahue despondently loading a revolver. 
The video for "Young Man's Stride" was directed by
Track listing [ edit ]
"Empire State (Son House in Excelsis)"
Jonathan Donahue, Sean " Grasshopper" Mackowiak, Suzanne Thorpe 7:29
"Young Man's Stride"
"Sudden Ray of Hope"
Jimy Chambers, Donahue,
Dave Fridmann, Mackowiak, Thorpe 5:18
Donahue, Mackowiak, Thorpe
"Racing the Tide"
Chambers, Donahue, Mackowiak, Thorpe
"Close Encounters of the 3rd Grade"
Chambers, Donahue, Fridmann, Mackowiak, Thorpe
"A Kiss from An Old Flame (A Trip to the Moon)"
Personnel [ edit ]
Adapted from the liner notes
Dave Fridmann – Bass Explore, B-3, Pianos, Dual Vocals
Jonathan Donahue – Vocals, Harmony Rocket Guitars, Guitorgan, Bowed Saws and Sounds Jimy Chambers –
Drumming, Mojo Stick, Wurlitzer Electric Pianos
Grasshopper – Guitar Shapes, Single Exhaust Clarinet, Tettix Wave Accumulator® Suzanne Thorpe – Quartz Arhoolie
Flutes, French Horns
All Horns and
Strings arranged by Donahue/Grasshopper, except "Sudden Ray of Hope" by Chambers/Thorpe
Mark Marinoff –
Saxophones Matt Jordan –
Trumpets Rachel Handman – Strings
Chris Reilly –
Tablas Jake Congelo – Piano on "Peaceful Night"
Carmen Quinoñes – Female Vocals on "Racing the Tide" and "Close Encounters of the 3rd Grade"
Tomcat Stamos – Expressed Male Interruptions on "Close Encounters of the 3rd Grade"
References [ edit ]
^ Phares, Heather. ". See You on the Other Side – Mercury Rev | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic" AllMusic . Retrieved . March 24, 2015
^ Phares, Heather. ". See You on the Other Side – Mercury Rev | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | Sputnikmusic" Sputnikmusic . Retrieved . June 11, 2016
^ "7up "Uncola" 1975". . December 10, 2007 YouTube . Retrieved . January 7, 2012