Friday, June 23


I'm primarily familiar with Mission of Burma through R.E.M.'s cover of their song "Academy Fight Song" (as well as Moby's cover of their "That's When I Reach for My Revolver.")

Mission of Burma was a Boston art-punk outfit that lived but briefly in the early '80s. They resurrected themselves with 2004's Onoffon, and now are back again in '06 with the LP The Obliterati. Alas, I don't have much more information to share than that, but here are some sounds...

[MP3] Mission of Burma/"Good, Not Great" [from The Obliterati]

[MP3] R.E.M./"Academy Fight Song"

[MP3] Moby/"That's When I Reach for My Revolver"

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