R.E.M. Lyrics

R.E.M. Lyrics
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From the Album Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982 - 2011 (2011) (buy at amazon.com)

Everybody Hurts
Gardening At Night
Man On The Moon
Radio Free Europe
Talk About The Passion
Sitting Still
What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
New Test Leper
So. Central Rain
Don't Go Back To Rockville
At My Most Beautiful
Driver 8
Life And How To Live It
The Great Beyond
Begin The Begin
Imitation Of Life
Bad Day
Fall On Me
Finest Worksong
Leaving New York
It's The End of The World as We Know It
Living Well Is The Best Revenge
Supernatural Superserious
The One I Love
Oh My Heart
Pop Song 89
Alligator Aviator Autopilot Antimatter
Get Up
A Month Of Saturdays
Orange Crush
Losing My Religion
We All Go Back To Where We Belong
Country Feedback
Shiny Happy People
The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

From the Album Collapse Into Now (2011) (buy at amazon.com)

All The Best
Oh My Heart
It Happened Today
Every Day Is Yours To Win
Mine Smell Like Honey
Walk It Back
Alligator Aviator Autopilot Antimatter
That Someone Is You
Me, Marlon Brando, Marlon Brando And I

From the Album Accelerate (2008) (buy at amazon.com)
Living Well Is The Best Revenge
Man-Sized Wreath
Supernatural Superserious
Hollow Man
Until The Day Is Done
Mr. Richards
Sing For The Submarine
Horse To Water
I'm Gonna DJ

From the Album Around The Sun (2004) (buy at amazon.com)
Around The Sun
Leaving New York
Electron Blue
The Outsiders
Make It All Okay
Final Straw
I Wanted To Be Wrong
Boy In The Well
High Speed Train
The Worst Joke Ever
The Ascent Of Man
Around The Sun

From the Album In Time: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988-2003 (2003) (buy at amazon.com)
In Time: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988-2003
Man On The Moon
The Great Beyond
Bad Day
What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)
Losing My Religion
E-Bow The Letter
Orange Crush
Imitation Of Life
The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
All The Right Friends
Everybody Hurts
At My Most Beautiful

From the Album Reveal (2001) (buy at amazon.com)
The Lifting
I've Been High
All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)
She Just Wants To Be
Saturn Return
Beat A Drum
Imitation Of Life
Summer Turns To High
Chorus And The Ring
I'll Take The Rain

From the Album Man On The Moon (Music From The Motion Picture) (1999) (buy at amazon.com)
Man On The Moon (Music From The Motion Picture)
The Great Beyond
Man On The Moon

From the Album Up (1998) (buy at amazon.com)

From the Album New Adventures In Hi-Fi (1996) (buy at amazon.com)
New Adventures In Hi-Fi

From the Album Monster (1994) (buy at amazon.com)

From the Album Automatic For The People (1992) (buy at amazon.com)
Automatic For The People

From the Album Out Of Time (1991) (buy at amazon.com)
1992 Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album

From the Album Green (1988) (buy at amazon.com)

From the Album Eponymous (1988) (buy at amazon.com)
Radio Free Europe (Hib-Tone)
Gardening At Night (Different Vocal Mix)
Talk About The Passion
So. Central Rain
(Don't Go Back To) Rockville
Can't Get There From Here
Driver 8
Fall On Me
The One I Love
Finest Worksong (Mutual Drum Horn Mix)
It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

From the Album Document (1987) (buy at amazon.com)

From the Album Dead Letter Office (1987) (buy at amazon.com)
Dead Letter Office
There She Goes Again
Burning Down
Voice Of Harold
Burning Hell
Toys In The Attic
Ages Of You
Pale Blue Eyes
Rotary Ten
Femme Fatale
Walter's Theme
King Of The Road

From the Album Lifes Rich Pageant (1986) (buy at amazon.com)
Lifes Rich Pageant

From the Album Fables Of The Reconstruction (1985) (buy at amazon.com)
Fables Of The Reconstruction

From the Album Reckoning (1984) (buy at amazon.com)

From the Album Murmur (1983) (buy at amazon.com)

From the Album Chronic Town (1981) (buy at amazon.com)

Wolves, Lower
Gardening At Night
Carnival Of Sorts (Boxcars)

Other Songs:
Breakfast At Tiffany's
El Colegio
Josie And The Pussycats
Last Straw
New Test Leaper
Rockville (Don't Go Back To )
We All Go Back To Where We Belong

R.E.M. Info:

R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by singer Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry. They have sold over 85 million records worldwide.

In 2007, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. R.E.M. disbanded amicably in September 2011, announcing the split on its website. -Wikipedia

Also known as:
Hornets Attack Victor Mature, Bingo Hand Job,It Crawled from the South

Athens, Georgia, United States

Alternative rock, college rock, jangle pop

Years active: 1980-2011

Associated acts:
Automatic Baby, The Baseball Project, Hindu Love Gods, The Minus 5, Tuatara, Tired Pony

Name Origin:
'We sat up one night,' says Michael, 'and we just got completely drunk and rolled around the floor. We had all this chalk, and we took every name anyone could think of and we wrote it on the wall in the living room. When morning rolled around, we pointed and erased, and it was between R.E.M. and Negro Eyes, and we thought that probably wouldn't go over too well outside our immediate circle of friends!"

Stipe being interviewed on German TV from 1985 stated that it doesn't mean anything and, when pressed to 'think up' something, that when he was very young his grandmother used to tell him to 'Remember Every Moment.'

'Rapid Ear Movement' was a Six CD limited edition box set released in 2000. Which is a pun on Rapid Eye Movement.

Peter Buck
Mike Mills
Michael Stipe

Former Members:
Bill Berry

R.E.M. Trivia:
  • R.E.M. was the first band to play Chicago's "Metro" in 1982

  • In 2007, R.E.M. was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

  • In late 1997 drummer Bill Berry left the band

  • R.E.M. was originally signed to I.R.S. Records.

  • The group was formed in 1980, in in Athens, Georgia at the University of Georgia.

R.E.M. Awards:

Rolling Stone Magazine's "Album of the Year." ("Murmur")

MTV Video Music Award for Best Post Modern Video. "Orange Crush"

6 MTV Video Music Awards including Video of the Year, Best Group Video, Best Direction (Tarsem), Best Art Direction (Jose Montana), Best Editing (Robert Duffy), and Breakthrough Video,

2 Billboard Music Awards for Top Modern Rock Artist and Top World Album.

3 Grammy Awards for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Losing My Religion"), Best Alternative Music Performance (Out Of Time), and Best Music Video, Short Form ("Losing My Religion")

Brit Award for Best International Group

Rock the Vote Patrick Lippert Award.

4 MTV Video Music Awards including Breakthrough Video, Best Direction (Jake Scott), Best Editing (Pat Sheffield), and Best Cinematography (Harris Savides),

MTV Video Music Award's Video Vanguard Award

R.E.M. Quotes
"We've made our own decisions. We haven't let other people tell us what to do. We all believe that the band is more important than our individual egos,"
-Mike Mills

"Not at all. I consider the 3 of us to be extremely political, as citizens, and I separate our necessity, who we are is public figures, and what we do is musicians, as creative people, for who we are, we’re private citizens."
-Michael Stipe

"When you think you've had too much of this life, well hang on. Everybody hurts, take comfort in your friends. Everybody hurts. Don't throw your hand. When you feel like you're alone. No, no, no, you're not alone."

"Slash and burn, return, listen to yourself churn. Lock him in uniform and book burning, blood letting. Every motive escalate. Automotive incinerate. Light a candle, light a motive. Step down, step down. Watch a heel crush, crush. Uh oh, this means no fear - cavalier. Renegade and steer clear! A tournament, a tournament, a tournament of lies. Offer me solutions, offer me alternatives and I decline."

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