“Any longstanding R.E.M. fan who had not figured out I was queer before that point wasn’t looking very hard,” Stipe says in a new interview.
Including previously unreleased demos, live performances, and new liner notes featuring interviews with the band.
The new version sounds stripped down and raw.
The former R.E.M. singer finally goes solo eight years after the band’s breakup.
A prophetic flare lit 25 years ago to warn us of what we all stand to lose.
Michael Stipe & co. are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their ninth studio album.
Songs by Talking Heads, Neil Young, R.E.M., and Nina Simone are among Yorke’s picks.
The band recorded the track in the Bahamas in 2004.
The deluxe set features a new mix of the album by producer Scott Litt.
He also discusses their summer tour and last year’s Mixed Reality.
R.E.M. frontman has been teasing new material over the last few months.
Classic records from The Roots, R.E.M., and Steely Dan are also thought to have been destroyed in the blaze.