Sunday Sessions; The Soundtrack to My Life – R.E.M.

A Red Lip And A Nude Shoe

r.e.m.So much 80s indie realness….

I really had no say in the matter when it came to being an R.E.M. fan, you could say it was foisted upon me. From the age of around 11 or 12 my eldest brother pretty much bought me a CD each year for my birthday. I guess I must have liked them for him to keep buying them? All I know was that each time I got a new album I grew more and more in love with the alt rock band from Georgia and Michael Stipe’s haunting voice.

R.E.M. are yet another band in my Sunday Sessions that formed in 1980 (a bloody great year if I do say so myself!) and were a huge hit in the underground/college radiocircuit. They had six albums under their belt before they hit mainstream gold with “Out of Time” in 1991 and their most famous hit…

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