DetailsThis 40-track, career-spanning collection celebrates Alt-Rock icons R.E.M., documenting their emergence in the Athens, GA underground scene, to their breakthrough in the late 80s, to becoming one of the biggest and most celebrated rock bands in the world.
Originally released in 2011, following R.E.M.’s final studio album, Collapse Into Now, this definitive collection was compiled by the band members, and features three songs exclusive to this album that were finished after Collapse’s release: "A Month of Saturdays," "We All Go Back To Where We Belong," and "Hallelujah.” Includes liner notes by all four original band members.
“This highly listenable, career-spanning anthology… does an exceptional job of presenting R.E.M.'s 31 years as a chronological survey that neatly summarizes their major themes and artistic tangents.” – Pitchfork, 9.4 out of 10
“A 40-song blowout.” – Rolling Stone, 4.5 out of 5 stars.
“A thorough narrative of R.E.M.’s entire career.” – AllMusic.com, 4 out of 5 stars.
“A definitive overview of [R.E.M.’s] work and…a reminder of why they were one of the best and most important alt-rock bands of the 80s and early 90s.” – BBC
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