R.E.M. at the BBC (8-CD/1-DVD Box Set)
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R.E.M. at the BBC (8-CD/1-DVD Box Set)

R.E.M. grew up with the BBC, and this historic relationship is lovingly celebrated across an incredible collection that beautifully illustrates the career trajectory of one of modern music’s greatest bands. The collection comprises a treasure trove of rare and unreleased live and studio recordings culled from the BBC and band archives. This is a must-have collection for R.E.M. fans and an authoritative introduction for newcomers.

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Disc 1 (64:17) – Sessions

Into The Night, BBC Radio 1, 13 March 1991

  1. World Leader Pretend 4:36
  2. Fretless 5:16
  3. Half A World Away 3:33
  4. Radio Song 4:05
  5. Losing My Religion 4:42
  6. Love Is All Around 3:09

John Peel Studio Session, 25 October 1998

  1. Walk Unafraid 4:04
  2. Daysleeper 3:18
  3. Lotus 4:13
  4. At My Most Beautiful 3:16

Mark and Lard, BBC Radio 1, 15 October 2003

  1. Bad Day 4:03
  2. Orange Crush 3:55

Drivetime, BBC Radio 2, 15 October 2003

  1. Man On The Moon 4:59
  2. Imitation Of Life 3:41

Radio 1 Live Lounge, 26 March 2008

  1. Supernatural Superserious 3:23
  2. Munich 3:18 

Disc 2 (62:32) – Sessions

BBC Radio 1 Session, 25 October 1998

  1. Introduction :26
  2. Losing My Religion 4:44
  3. New Test Leper 5:53
  4. Lotus 4:48
  5. Parakeet 4:23
  6. Electrolite 4:23
  7. Perfect Circle 4:39
  8. The Apologist 4:40
  9. Daysleeper 4:44
  10. Country Feedback 7:23
  11. At My Most Beautiful 4:14
  12. Walk Unafraid 4:52
  13. Man On The Moon 6:11 

Disc 3 (58:49) – Live Broadcasts

Rock City, Nottingham, 21 November 1984

  1. Second Guessing 2:57
  2. Hyena 2:57
  3. Talk About The Passion 3:04
  4. West Of The Fields 3:07
  5. (Don’t Go Back To) Rockville 4:29
  6. Auctioneer (Another Engine) 3:01
  7. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) 4:51
  8. Old Man Kensey 4:24
  9. Gardening At Night 3:26
  10. 9-9/Hey Diddle Diddle/Feeling Gravitys Pull 5:39
  11. Windout 1:49
  12. Driver 8 3:25
  13. Pretty Persuasion 3:33
  14. Radio Free Europe 3:49
  15. Wendell Gee 3:21
  16. Carnival Of Sorts (Boxcars) 4:47

Disc 4 (51:59) – Live Broadcasts

Milton Keynes, 30 July 1995

  1. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 3:58
  2. Crush With Eyeliner 4:42
  3. Drive 3:51
  4. Turn You Inside Out 4:17
  5. Try Not To Breathe 3:50
  6. I Took Your Name 4:15
  7. Undertow 5:16
  8. Bang And Blame 4:58
  9. I Don’t Sleep I Dream 4:14
  10. Strange Currencies 4:31
  11. Revolution 3:20
  12. Tongue 4:38 

Disc 5 (56:43) – Live Broadcasts

Milton Keynes, 30 July 1995

  1. Man On The Moon 5:46
  2. Country Feedback 6:49
  3. Half A World Away 4:04
  4. Losing My Religion 4:54
  5. Pop Song 89 3:27
  6. Finest Worksong 3:48
  7. Get Up 2:54
  8. Star 69 4:00
  9. Let Me In 3:59
  10. Everybody Hurts 7:24
  11. Fall On Me 3:11
  12. Departure 3:52
  13. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 5:15

Disc 6 (43:05) – Live Broadcasts

Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival, 25 June 1999

  1. Lotus 4:36
  2. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 4:09
  3. So Fast, So Numb 4:47
  4. The Apologist 4:36
  5. Fall On Me 3:26
  6. Daysleeper 3:29
  7. The Wake-Up Bomb 5:01
  8. The One I Love 3:27
  9. Sweetness Follows 5:50
  10. At My Most Beautiful 3:37

Disc 7 (53:28) – Live Broadcasts

Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival, 25 June 1999

  1. Losing My Religion 5:24
  2. Everybody Hurts 6:47
  3. Walk Unafraid 4:17
  4. Star 69 3:04
  5. Finest Worksong 4:22
  6. Man On The Moon 5:43
  7. Why Not Smile 2:10
  8. Crush With Eyeliner 4:40
  9. Tongue 5:19
  10. Cuyahoga 4:37
  11. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 6:58

Disc 8 (55:24) – Live Broadcasts

St. James’ Church, London Radio 2, 15 September 2004

  1. Intro :47
  2. So Fast, So Numb 5:13
  3. Boy In The Well 5:20
  4. I Wanted To Be Wrong 5:19
  5. E-Bow The Letter (with Thom Yorke) 5:09
  6. Around The Sun 5:02
  7. Aftermath 3:58
  8. Losing My Religion 4:47
  9. Walk Unafraid 5:10
  10. Leaving New York 4:48
  11. Imitation Of Life 4:35
  12. Man On The Moon 5:34

Disc 9 (DVD) - Television Broadcasts

Accelerating Backwards

  • Moon River
  • Pretty Persuasion
  • Pop Song 89
  • Orange Crush
  • Losing My Religion
  • Half A World Away
  • Crush With Eyeliner
  • Man On The Moon
  • Daysleeper
  • Imitation Of Life
  • So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
  • All The Way To Reno (You’re Gonna Be A Star)
  • Leaving New York 

Later… with Jools Holland Presents R.E.M.

  • Intro
  • Losing My Religion
  • Lotus
  • New Test Leper
  • Daysleeper
  • Electrolite
  • At My Most Beautiful
  • The Apologist
  • Country Feedback
  • Parakeet
  • So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
  • Walk Unafraid
  • Man On The Moon
  • The Passenger

Bonus Videos

  • I’ve Been High
  • Nightswimming
  • Bad Day

 

• 8-CD/1-DVD compendium of live broadcasts, TV appearances, and in-studio sessions from the BBC archives
• Includes live versions of some of the band’s most enduring hit singles, including “Losing My Religion,” “Everybody Hurts,” “The One I Love,” “Man on the Moon” and many more 
• DVD includes a rare, hour-long BBC documentary Accelerating Backwards, a 60 minute Later... with Jools Holland performance and more
• Includes performances from Radio 1's Peel Sessions, Live Lounge and Into the Night, as well as live broadcasts from Nottingham Rock City (1984), Milton Keynes' The National Bowl (1995) and Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage (1999)

Details

R.E.M. grew up with the BBC, and this historic relationship is lovingly celebrated across an incredible collection that beautifully illustrates the career trajectory of one of modern music’s greatest bands. The collection comprises a treasure trove of rare and unreleased live and studio recordings culled from the BBC and band archives. This is a must-have collection for R.E.M. fans and an authoritative introduction for newcomers.

Questions?
Read our Store FAQ or Contact Us

Tracklist

Disc 1 (64:17) – Sessions

Into The Night, BBC Radio 1, 13 March 1991

  1. World Leader Pretend 4:36
  2. Fretless 5:16
  3. Half A World Away 3:33
  4. Radio Song 4:05
  5. Losing My Religion 4:42
  6. Love Is All Around 3:09

John Peel Studio Session, 25 October 1998

  1. Walk Unafraid 4:04
  2. Daysleeper 3:18
  3. Lotus 4:13
  4. At My Most Beautiful 3:16

Mark and Lard, BBC Radio 1, 15 October 2003

  1. Bad Day 4:03
  2. Orange Crush 3:55

Drivetime, BBC Radio 2, 15 October 2003

  1. Man On The Moon 4:59
  2. Imitation Of Life 3:41

Radio 1 Live Lounge, 26 March 2008

  1. Supernatural Superserious 3:23
  2. Munich 3:18 

Disc 2 (62:32) – Sessions

BBC Radio 1 Session, 25 October 1998

  1. Introduction :26
  2. Losing My Religion 4:44
  3. New Test Leper 5:53
  4. Lotus 4:48
  5. Parakeet 4:23
  6. Electrolite 4:23
  7. Perfect Circle 4:39
  8. The Apologist 4:40
  9. Daysleeper 4:44
  10. Country Feedback 7:23
  11. At My Most Beautiful 4:14
  12. Walk Unafraid 4:52
  13. Man On The Moon 6:11 

Disc 3 (58:49) – Live Broadcasts

Rock City, Nottingham, 21 November 1984

  1. Second Guessing 2:57
  2. Hyena 2:57
  3. Talk About The Passion 3:04
  4. West Of The Fields 3:07
  5. (Don’t Go Back To) Rockville 4:29
  6. Auctioneer (Another Engine) 3:01
  7. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) 4:51
  8. Old Man Kensey 4:24
  9. Gardening At Night 3:26
  10. 9-9/Hey Diddle Diddle/Feeling Gravitys Pull 5:39
  11. Windout 1:49
  12. Driver 8 3:25
  13. Pretty Persuasion 3:33
  14. Radio Free Europe 3:49
  15. Wendell Gee 3:21
  16. Carnival Of Sorts (Boxcars) 4:47

Disc 4 (51:59) – Live Broadcasts

Milton Keynes, 30 July 1995

  1. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 3:58
  2. Crush With Eyeliner 4:42
  3. Drive 3:51
  4. Turn You Inside Out 4:17
  5. Try Not To Breathe 3:50
  6. I Took Your Name 4:15
  7. Undertow 5:16
  8. Bang And Blame 4:58
  9. I Don’t Sleep I Dream 4:14
  10. Strange Currencies 4:31
  11. Revolution 3:20
  12. Tongue 4:38 

Disc 5 (56:43) – Live Broadcasts

Milton Keynes, 30 July 1995

  1. Man On The Moon 5:46
  2. Country Feedback 6:49
  3. Half A World Away 4:04
  4. Losing My Religion 4:54
  5. Pop Song 89 3:27
  6. Finest Worksong 3:48
  7. Get Up 2:54
  8. Star 69 4:00
  9. Let Me In 3:59
  10. Everybody Hurts 7:24
  11. Fall On Me 3:11
  12. Departure 3:52
  13. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 5:15

Disc 6 (43:05) – Live Broadcasts

Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival, 25 June 1999

  1. Lotus 4:36
  2. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 4:09
  3. So Fast, So Numb 4:47
  4. The Apologist 4:36
  5. Fall On Me 3:26
  6. Daysleeper 3:29
  7. The Wake-Up Bomb 5:01
  8. The One I Love 3:27
  9. Sweetness Follows 5:50
  10. At My Most Beautiful 3:37

Disc 7 (53:28) – Live Broadcasts

Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival, 25 June 1999

  1. Losing My Religion 5:24
  2. Everybody Hurts 6:47
  3. Walk Unafraid 4:17
  4. Star 69 3:04
  5. Finest Worksong 4:22
  6. Man On The Moon 5:43
  7. Why Not Smile 2:10
  8. Crush With Eyeliner 4:40
  9. Tongue 5:19
  10. Cuyahoga 4:37
  11. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 6:58

Disc 8 (55:24) – Live Broadcasts

St. James’ Church, London Radio 2, 15 September 2004

  1. Intro :47
  2. So Fast, So Numb 5:13
  3. Boy In The Well 5:20
  4. I Wanted To Be Wrong 5:19
  5. E-Bow The Letter (with Thom Yorke) 5:09
  6. Around The Sun 5:02
  7. Aftermath 3:58
  8. Losing My Religion 4:47
  9. Walk Unafraid 5:10
  10. Leaving New York 4:48
  11. Imitation Of Life 4:35
  12. Man On The Moon 5:34

Disc 9 (DVD) - Television Broadcasts

Accelerating Backwards

  • Moon River
  • Pretty Persuasion
  • Pop Song 89
  • Orange Crush
  • Losing My Religion
  • Half A World Away
  • Crush With Eyeliner
  • Man On The Moon
  • Daysleeper
  • Imitation Of Life
  • So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
  • All The Way To Reno (You’re Gonna Be A Star)
  • Leaving New York 

Later… with Jools Holland Presents R.E.M.

  • Intro
  • Losing My Religion
  • Lotus
  • New Test Leper
  • Daysleeper
  • Electrolite
  • At My Most Beautiful
  • The Apologist
  • Country Feedback
  • Parakeet
  • So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
  • Walk Unafraid
  • Man On The Moon
  • The Passenger

Bonus Videos

  • I’ve Been High
  • Nightswimming
  • Bad Day

 

Features

• 8-CD/1-DVD compendium of live broadcasts, TV appearances, and in-studio sessions from the BBC archives
• Includes live versions of some of the band’s most enduring hit singles, including “Losing My Religion,” “Everybody Hurts,” “The One I Love,” “Man on the Moon” and many more 
• DVD includes a rare, hour-long BBC documentary Accelerating Backwards, a 60 minute Later... with Jools Holland performance and more
• Includes performances from Radio 1's Peel Sessions, Live Lounge and Into the Night, as well as live broadcasts from Nottingham Rock City (1984), Milton Keynes' The National Bowl (1995) and Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage (1999)