R.E.M.
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1980
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R.E.M. Biography (Wikipedia)

R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry. One of the first popular alternative rock bands, R.E.M. were noted for Buck's ringing, arpeggiated guitar style, Stipe's particular vocal quality, and Mills' melodic basslines and backing vocals. R.E.M. released their first single, "Radio Free Europe", in 1981 on the independent record label Hib-Tone. The single was followed by the Chronic Town EP in 1982, the band's first release on I.R.S. Records. In 1983, the group released its critically acclaimed debut album, Murmur, and built its reputation over the next few years through subsequent releases, constant touring, and the support of college radio. Following years of underground success, R.E.M. achieved a mainstream hit in 1987 with the single "The One I Love". The group signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1988, and began to espouse political and environmental concerns while playing large arenas worldwide.

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Playlists featuring R.E.M.
Songs for Spring
Songs for Spring
Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist 2014
Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist 2014
BBC Radio 2's Greatest Guitar Riffs
BBC Radio 2's Greatest Guitar Riffs
Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South
Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South


Past BBC Events

REM Live Lounge
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BBC Yalding House
2008-03-26T20:30:30
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26
Mar
2008
REM Live Lounge

REM Live Lounge

BBC Yalding House
2003 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2003-06-27T20:30:30
27
Jun
2003

2003 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton
1999 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1999-06-25T20:30:30
25
Jun
1999

1999 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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