The Secret Migration

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The Secret Migration
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Studio album by Mercury Rev
Released January 24, 2005
Recorded Six Hours Studios, Tarbox Observatory
Genre Alternative rock
Length 44:28
Label V2 Records
Producer Dave Fridmann, Mercury Rev
Mercury Rev chronology
All Is Dream
(2001)All Is Dream2001
The Secret Migration
(2005)
Snowflake Midnight
(2008)Snowflake Midnight2008
Singles from The Secret Migration
  1. "In A Funny Way"
    Released: 17 January 2005
  2. "Across Yer Ocean"
    Released: 21 March 2005
  3. "Secret for a Song"
    Released: June 2005 (Promo)

The Secret Migration is the sixth album by the alternative rock band Mercury Rev, released on January 24, 2005 in the UK (and a day later in the US). A limited edition of the American release of the album featured special packaging and included a bonus disc featuring b-sides, rarities, and live tracks.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]
FasterLouder 3.5/5 stars [2]
Pitchfork Media (5.5/10) [3]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [4]

The Secret Migration received mixed reviews from the majority of critics.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mercury Rev.

  1. "Secret for a Song" – 4:01
  2. "Across Yer Ocean" – 3:20
  3. "Diamonds" – 3:51
  4. "Black Forest (Lorelei)" – 4:46
  5. "Vermillion" – 4:07
  6. "In the Wilderness" – 2:32
  7. "In a Funny Way" – 4:02
  8. "My Love" – 4:14
  9. "Moving On" – 1:20
  10. "The Climbing Rose" – 3:19
  11. "Arise" – 3:49
  12. "First-Time Mother's Joy (Flying)" – 3:31
  13. "Down Poured the Heavens" – 1:36

American Limited Edition Bonus Disc[edit]

  1. "The Black Swan" – 4:13
  2. "My Love" (Live) – 4:04
  3. "Afraid" – 3:42
  4. "Black Forest (Lorelei)" (Live) – 4:44
  5. "Observatory Crest" – 3:45
  6. "Streets of Laredo" – 2:43
  7. "Diamonds" (Live) – 3:29
  8. "Mirror for a Bell" – 3:11

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]