Sunday, February 27, 2011

R.E.M. - A Joyful Noise: In Time with R.E.M. [Radio Special and Exclusive Live Tracks]

Now that the hype is gearing up for REM's new album (they turned in their punctuation marks a little while ago), I figured I should finally share this great promo item I promised a few months back. What we have here is an extensive and wide-ranging interview with Messrs. Buck, Mills and Stipe on the subject of their Warners years, released to promote the compilation In Time. It also features a bonus disc with six exclusive live-in-studio recordings. In the interest of avoiding piracy, I deleted six music tracks from the interview disc, however I left in a live version of "Drive" thinking it was exclusive to this disc; now I believe it's the same "Live at Greenpeace" version from the In Time Special Edition bonus disc. Don't tell.


I hope this is a good psycher-upper for the new disc, which is really supposed to be great -- and which, after all, marks the end of the band's Warner period, the last album under their contract with the major label they've been with since 1989. Enjoy -- link is in comments.

8 comments:

  1. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=ZLPC7EPD

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  2. Thanks. I'll check it out.

    Ace K.

    P.S. Really, really hope the new REM is good. They've been inching closer with each new release, with the number of great/very good songs incresing and the number of duds decreasing. It might just be a coincidence, but who would have guessed that drummer Bill Berry was the most important member.

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  3. thanks a lot, this will make a friend mighty happy

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    Cheers,
    Willard

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  5. Very nice, thanks for sharing.

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  6. Great find and thanks for sharing.

    Looking forward to read for more updated post.
    Cheers!

    Cassy from Learn How To Play Lead Guitar

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