Meat Puppets – Mirage – Cassette
Mirage is the seventh studio album by the American rock band Meat Puppets, released in 1987. The Meat Puppets are known for their unique blend of punk rock, country, and psychedelic influences, and they played a significant role in the alternative rock and punk scenes of the 1980s.
Mirage continues the Meat Puppets’ exploration of diverse musical styles and showcases their songwriting skills and instrumental prowess. The album features a mix of upbeat and melodic tracks, as well as more introspective and psychedelic numbers.
Notable tracks from the album include Mirage, “Liquified,” and “Wind And The Rain.” “Wind And The Rain” gained significant attention when it was covered by Nirvana on their iconic MTV Unplugged performance.
Mirage displays the Meat Puppets’ ability to seamlessly blend genres, with elements of punk, country, folk, and even elements of jam rock. The album features catchy guitar riffs, strong vocal harmonies, and the distinct, twangy vocals of lead singer Curt Kirkwood.
Mirage is regarded as one of the Meat Puppets’ strongest releases. The album received critical acclaim for its musical diversity, innovative songwriting, and the band’s unique approach to blending different genres.
Mirage is an essential album for fans of the Meat Puppets and admirers of alternative rock. It captures the band’s musical range and ability to push boundaries, making it a significant contribution to the alternative rock landscape of the 1980s.
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2. Quit It
3. Confusion Fog
4. Wind And The Rain, The
5. Mighty Zero, The
6. Get On Down
8. I Am A Machine
10. Hundred Miles, A
11. Love Our Children Forever