"Mercury" is a song by Bloc Party which was released as a single on 11 August 2008. It was produced by Jacknife Lee. Like "Flux", the band's previous single, the song uses mostly electronic instruments. The song was first played on Zane Lowe's show on Radio 1 on 7 July 2008 and was uploaded to the Radio 1 website about fifteen minutes later. The single was made available for digital download on July 10. The track was named Single of the Week on music website DrownedinSound.com on 11 August 2008. It has so far peaked at 16 on the UK Singles Chart. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.