THIS IS OUR MUSIC: Miracle Legion – “The Backyard”.
Song from “The Backyard”, the second release by the American alternative rock band Miracle Legion, released in 1984 on Rough Trade Records.
The eponymous title track “The Backyard” became a staple on college radio charts following its release,and there was a music video for it which received regular rotation on MTV.
Miracle Legion is an American college rock band formed in 1983 in New Haven, Connecticut.
The original lineup consisted of singer/guitarist Mark Mulcahy, lead guitarist Ray Neal, drummer Jeff Wiederschall, and bassist Joel Potocsky. In their early stages they received frequent comparisons to R.E.M., more for their presence and overall sound than for their lyrical content.