Welcome to Mirage's web site. This web site
showcases the music of Mirage featuring: Dean,
Nick Smith, and John Spreier. Mirage has
released two albums to date including: John's Songs and Nick's Picks.
Mirage derived it's name from the
fact that a Fostex four track was used as the
backing tracks combined with live performances.
The "mirage" was that even though you
only saw two performers you heard a whole band.
Dean and Nick Smith originally came up with the
idea in the eighties. Dean went postal in 1987
and John filled his vacancy while
completing his final year at Boston University.
Nick sang, played bass, guitar
& harmonica live, and recorded bass &
sang, played guitar & bass live, and recorded
bass, drums, and keyboards. Dean recorded the
Click on the links above and to
the right to see the CDs, hear the songs, and
surf the links to the world wide web.
Freeway of Love
Dancing in the
ROCK in the USA
Keep Your Hands
Dancing in the
Click on the links above to download
the songs encoded as WMA (Windows Media
Unlike other websites, Barnyard Sounds always provides the entire song (not just clips) encoded in Windows Media Audio format (WMA) for your listening pleasure. In addition to
the music we also provide the lyrics and the graphics for
the CD. Barnyard Sounds believes
internet is the radio
of the 21st
Century and that
listening to music on the web should be free. If you would like to
own the CDs,
you can pay for them. Click
purchase the Mirage CDs.