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R.E.M.

130 Ratings: 3.0
An influential alternative rock band that got its start on college radio stations.

R.E.M. mark the point when post-punk turned into alternative rock. When their first single, "Radio Free Europe," was released in 1981, it sparked a back-to-the-garage movement in the American underground. While there were a number of hardcore and punk … see full wiki

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A Quick Tip by BaronSamedi3

  • Jan 12, 2012
REM is a rather hit or miss band with me. They make some grandiose and emotional music and are a band of true idealists angry with the state of the world, and so they tend to draw the same crowd of fans as U2, one of my favorite bands. They sing some powerful songs - "Losing my Religion," "Orange Crush," "The Great Beyond" - but when they're off, they're OFF.
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