Available for the first time on vinyl in over 15 years, the album includes 18 songs from the Athens, GA alt-rockers, spanning 1988’s 'Green' to 2001’s 'Reveal', plus two previously unreleased tracks.
The creator of what came to be known as the surf rock style, he is best remembered for his 1962 single 'Misirlou,' later featured in 'Pulp Fiction.'
Part 3 in the audio series features archive interviews with Michael Stipe and Peter Buck, and excerpts from their box set and album of performances aired by the BBC.
The multi-disc collection contains a wealth of rare and unreleased live and studio recordings culled from the BBC and band archives.
Watch Part 5 of the new Automatic For The People mini-documentary, about the making of R.E.M.'s landmark album, exclusively on uDiscover Music.
R.E.M have announced details of the 25th anniversary edition of their multi-platinum 1992 album Automatic For The People, due for release in November
Big Star will be honoured with the 21 April release of the multi-artist Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live ... And More.