Thirty-one years is a good stretch for any band. And while R.E.M. has had their slip-ups, their contribution to the underground, college and indie rock circuits are essential. The band announced on their website today that R.E.M. is no more.
"To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and
co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk
away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment
at all we have accomplished. To anyone who ever felt touched by our
music, our deepest thanks for listening." — R.E.M.
R.E.M. — Fables of the Reconstruction (25th Anniversary Edition)
R.E.M. — Lifes Rich Pageant (25th Anniversary Edition)
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