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R.E.M. to release MTV Unplugged performances for Record Store Day

on March 17, 2014, 9:28am

For Record Store Day (April 19th), audio from R.E.M.’s two performances on MTV Unplugged will be released for the very first time. Michael Stipe and Co. are the only band to make two appearances on the iconic TV show, the first taking place in 1991, the second in 2001. The Record Store Day compilation collects unreleased recordings from both shows as a limited edition, four-LP set. Also included are recordings of 11 songs that never aired.

Check out the complete tracklist and revisit the band’s 1991 Unplugged performance below.

R.E.M. Unplugged: The Complete 1991 and 2011 Sessions Tracklist:

1991 Unplugged

Side One
01. Half A World Away
02. Disturbance at the Heron House
03. Radio Song
04. Low

Side Two
1. Perfect Circle
2. Fall on Me
3. Belong
4. Love Is All Around

Side Three
1. Its The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
2. Losing My Religion
3. Pop Song 89
4. Endgame

Side Four
1. Fretless*
2. Swan Swan H*
3. Rotary 11*
4. Get Up*
5. World Leader Pretend*

2001 Unplugged

Side Five
1. All The Way To Reno (You’re Gonna Be a Star)
2. Electrolite
3. At My Most Beautiful
4. Daysleeper

Side Six
1. So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
2. Losing My Religion
3. Country Feedback
4. Cuyahoga

Side Seven
1. Imitation of Life
2. Find the River
3. The One I Love*
4. Disappear*

Side Eight
1. Beat a Drum*
2. I’ve Been High*
3. I’ll Take the Rain*
4. Sad Professor*

* = Not included in original television broadcast

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