Just one album-length release into their career, and already the Mercury Rev catalog is a complete collector clusterf*ck. If you've got the U.K. version of Yerself Is Steam with the Leggo My Ego bonus CD -- or the LP version of the same along with the "If You Want Me to Stay"/"Left-Handed Ray Gun of Paul Sharits" 7" for the Rough Trade Singles Club -- then you don't need this American EP headlined by "Chasing a Bee." Except you probably do, because the cover packaging is great, with its take-off on Columbia's reissue trade dress on the front and the inimitable David Baker surrounded by a children's drum brigade on the back. And the Peel Sessions material is in the proper running order, not chopped up like on Leggo My Ego. Man, my head hurts.
AllMusic Review by Jason Ankeny