As R.E.M. looked to record the follow-up to 'Murmur,' the bar set for their second album 'Reckoning' was already exceedingly high.
It seems that wherever you look the world is in tumult. Which is why these songs are all the more important.
The medium may change from analog to digital, but there’s always something magical about a great single, a record that can change your life in four minutes or less.
Hailed as the birthplace of both the blues and rock’n’roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is a must-visit city for music lovers around the world.
Though both introspective and diverse, 'Out Of Time' quickly connected with the critics, with many of the industry’s most respected publications heaping five-star praise on the album.
There are no shortage of romantic songs for Valentine’s Day, but for those who aren’t in love, we have the Anti-Valentine’s Day Playlist.
Unlike most other eras, the notion of 90s music is hard to pin down. Oddball and eclectic, the decade defies easy categorisation, but it’s this cross-pollination of sounds that left a boundary-breaking...
A celebration of the best tracks that contain the human voice in narrative, rather than rhyming form.
If ever a band proved you can play rock’n’roll and retain your integrity, that band was R.E.M. as the best R.E.M. songs prove.
In the series' first season, which aired in October, Michael Stipe explained the story behind iconic R.E.M. hit “Losing My Religion”.
R.E.M. released ‘Green’ to coincide with the US presidential election. Michael Stipe said they intended the album to be a gesture of hope and encouragement.
R.E.M. booked a five-night stand at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, lasting from 30 June to 5 July 2007, with advance billing referring to the shows as “public rehearsals”.
Proceeds from sales are going to US grassroots organizations aiming to get books into the hands of children who might not otherwise have them at home.
Artistically, ‘Automatic For The People’ arguably remains R.E.M’s high-water mark. It continues to attract plaudits from far and wide.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.