r.e.m. Archive

2 May 2011

‘It’s the End of the World as We Know It’, R.E.M.

A Song to Dance to The 1980s were chock full of melodrama. In other words, it was the perfect decade to be a teenager. Oh, such pretentiousness, such self-pity and introspection. Everything had to mean something. You wore
9 Mar 2011

Collapse Into Now, R.E.M.

R.E.M. awoke three years ago after sleepwalking through the 2000s, releasing the energetic Accelerate. Most fans and critics, including myself, welcomed a return to the college-rock sound that propelled them to stardom in the 1980s. And fans
20 Nov 2009

The 20 Best R.E.M. Songs

I think I have an unwritten rule for my blog that says if I write a post about U2, I must follow with one about R.E.M. They are infused almost as one band into my collective psyche;