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Album Review

Three years after the debut EP, Miracle Legion had finessed their very R.E.M.-like sound into something a little more their own. "All for the Best" and "Everyone in Heaven" (with vocals by Kevin Hunter of Wire Train) are both literally remakes of the engaging "The Backyard," the band's first jangly signature song. Overall, this record is darker in tone, and save for Neal Ray's studied version of the Peter Buck guitar style, there are few traces of the Athens sound here.


Formed: Connecticut

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s

Miracle Legion were a Connecticut-based band that immediately sprang to life on the heels of a post-R.E.M. guitar rock boom, chiefly because lead singer Mark Mulcahy's voice bore an uncanny resemblance to Michael Stipe's, and the arpeggio guitar structures were akin to Peter Buck's. But the band -- Ray Neal (guitar), Jeff Wiederschall (drums), and Steven West (bass), and later just Mulcahy and Neal -- ultimately became unique in its own right. The Backyard EP, released by the small Incas Records...
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