r.e.m. Archive

30 Nov 2014

Desert Island Discs: Green, R.E.M.

Beginning to end, R.E.M.’s Green is arguably the band’s most accessible album.  That’s probably why it’s my favorite. It was their debut with mega-record label Warner Brothers after being with indie label I.R.S. for years, and it
25 Sep 2011

21 Weird R.E.M. Lyrics

Michael Stipe, lead singer of R.E.M., is known for his poetic, but sometimes cryptic lyrics. Having submitted myself to a week-long R.E.M. marathon in memory of their breakup, I discovered that there are some songs R.E.M. lyrics
21 Sep 2011

On the Passing of R.E.M.

I was saddened to hear the news today that R.E.M. had decided to call it quits. But it was time. Long past time. Some have lamented that R.E.M.’s last few albums haven’t been up to par, that