Saturday, September 24, 2011

R.E.M.: New and Improved DoTM!

I did a DoTM for this band back in February 2007 but I was looking at it earlier today and it really does not justice to the band.

So...........in "memory" of the band, here is the updated and newly improved REM Discography of the Moment!

Chronic Town
Released in August 1982 by IRS Records.
Produced by Mitch Easter and REM.
Band lineup:
Michael Stipe - vocals; Peter Buck - guitar; Mike Mills - bass; Bill Berry - drums.
Tracks: 5

Murmur
Released in April 1983 by IRS Records.
Produced by Don Dixon and Mitch Easter.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Radio Free Europe" and "Talk About the Passion"
Charts:
#36 on the US Billboard 200; #100 on the UK Albums Chart.
Other Accolades:
#58 on Rolling Stones Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987); #197 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003).

Reckoning
Released in April 1984 by IRS.
Produced by Don Dixon and Mitch Easter.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 10
Singles:
"Southern Central Rain" and "Don't Go Back to Rockville"
Charts:
#27 on the US Billboard 200; #91 on the UK Albums Chart.

Fables of the Reconstruction
Released in June 1985 by IRS.
Produced by Joe Boyd.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"Can't Get There From Here" "Driver 8" and "Wendell Gee"
Charts:
#28 on the US Billboard 200; #35 on the UK Albums Chart.

Lifes Rich Pageant
Released in July 1986 by IRS
Produced by Don Gehman
No lineup changes
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Fall On Me" and "Superman"
Charts:
#21 on the US Billboard 200; #43 on the UK Albums Chart

Dead Letter Office
Compilation album released in April 1987 by IRS
Various producers
Tracks: 15
Consists of B-sides and rarities
Charts:
#53 on the Billboard 200; #60 on the UK Chart

Document
Released in September 1987 by IRS
Produced by Scott Litt and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"The One I Love" "Its the End of the World as We Know It" and "Finest Worksong"
Charts:
#10 on the Billboard 200; #28 on the UK Chart

Eponymous
Compilation album released in October 1988 by IRS
Various producers
Tracks: 12
Charts:
#44 on the Billboard 200; #69 on the UK Chart

Green
Released in November 1988 by Warner Brothers
Produced by Scott Litt and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"Orange Crush" "Stand" "Pop Song 89" and "Get Up"
Charts:
#12 on the Billboard 200; #27 on the UK Chart

Out of Time
Released in March 1991 by Warner Bros
Produced by Scott Litt and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"Losing My Religion" "Shiny Happy People" "Near Wild Heaven" and "Radio Song"
Charts:
#1 on the Billboard 200; #1 on the UK Chart
Awards:
Grammy for Best Pop Performance "Losing My Religion"; Grammy for Best Alternative Music Performance "Out of Time";

The Best of REM
Compilation album released in September 1991 by IRS
Various Producers
Tracks: 16

Automatic for the People
Released in October 1992 by Warner Bros
Prodcued by Scott Litt and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Drive" "Man on the Moon" "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite" "Everybody Hurts" "Nightswimming" and "Find the River"
Charts:
#2 on the Billboard 200; #1 on the UK Chart

The Automatic Box
Box set released in December 1993 by Warner Bros
Produced by Scott Litt and REM
Tracks: 18

Monster
Released in September 1994 by Warner Bros
Produced by Scott Litt and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Whats the Frequency Kenneth?" "Bang and Blame" "Strange Currencies" "Crush with Eyeliner" and "Tongue"
Charts:
#1 on Billboard 200 and #1 on UK Albums

REM Singles Collection
Compilation released in 1994 by IRS
Various producers
Tracks: 20

New Adventures in Hi-Fi
Released in September 1996 by Warner Bros
Produced by Scott Litt and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 14
Singles:
"E-Bow the Letter" "Bittersweet Me" "Electrolite" "How the West was Won and Where It Got Us" "The Wake Up Bomb" and "New Test Leper"
Charts:
#2 on the Billboard 200; #1 on the UK Charts;
Other Accolades:
#4 on the Rolling Stone's Best Albums of 1996; #11 on Spin's Best Albums of 1996;

In the Attic
Compilation album released in October 1997 by IRS
Various producers
Tracks: 14

Up
Released in October 1998 by Warner Bros
Produced by Pat McCarthy and REM
Lineup changes:
Bill Berry left the group in 1997. On this album drums were performed by Joey Waronker.
Tracks: 14
Singles:
"Daysleeper" "Lotus" "At My Most Beautiful" and "Suspicion"
Charts:
#3 on the Billboard 200; #2 on UK Chart

Man on the Moon
Soundtrack album released in November 1999 by Warner Bros
Produced by Pat McCarthy and REM
Tracks: 15

Reveal
Released in May 2001 by Warner Bros
Produced by Patrick McCarthy and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Imitation of Life" "All the Way to Reno" and "Ill Take the Rain"
Charts:
#6 on the Billboard 200; #1 on the UK Chart

Not Bad for No Tour
Promotional EP released in 2001 by Warner Bros
Produced by REM
Tracks: 6

In Time
Compilation album released in October 2003 by Warner Bros
Various producers
Tracks: 18
Singles:
"Bad Day" and "Animal"
Charts:
#8 on Billboard 200; #1 on UK Chart

Vancouver Rehearsal Tapes
Promotional EP released in October 2003 by iTunes
Tracks: 5

Around the Sun
Released in October 2004 by Warner Bros
Produced by Pat McCarthy and REM
No lineup changes; Drums on the album were performed by Bill Rieflin
Tracks: 13
Singles:
"Leaving New York" "Aftermath" "Electron Blue" and "Wanderlust"
Charts:
#13 on the Billboard 200; #1 on the UK Chart

And I Feel Fine
Compilation album released in September 2006 by IRS
Various producers
Tracks: 42
Charts:
#148 on the Billboard 200; #70 on the UK Chart

REM Live
Live album released in October 2007 by Warner Bros
Produced by Emer Patten
Tracks: 22

Accelerate
Released in March 2008 by Warner Bros
Produced by Jacknife Lee and REM
No lineup changes
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"Supernatural Superserious" "Hollow Man" "Man-Sized Wreath" and "Until the Day is Done"
Charts:
#2 on the Billboard 200; #1 on the UK Chart

Live from London
Live album released in July 2008 by iTunes
Tracks: 9
No lineup changes; Drums were performed by Bill Rieflin

Live at the Olympia
Live album released in October 2009 by Warner Bros
Produced by Jacknife Lee
No lineup changes; Drums were performed by Bill Rieflin
Tracks: 19

REM Live from Austin
Live album released in October 2010 by New West Records
Prodcued by REM
No lineup changes; Drums were performed by Bill Rieflin
Tracks: 17

Collapse Into Now
Released in March 2011 by Warner Bros
Produced by Jacknife Lee and REM
No lineup changes; Drums were performed by Bill Rieflin
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Mine Smell Like Honey" "Uberlin" and "Oh My Heart"
Charts:
#5 on the Billboard 200; #5 on the UK Chart

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