Best of R.E.M. at the BBC 2-LP
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Best of R.E.M. at the BBC (2-LP) [PRE-ORDER]

[PRE-ORDER] - in stock October 19, 2018. 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 - Best Of BBC Sessions

SIDE A

  • World Leader Pretend
  • Radio Song
  • Losing My Religion
  • Recorded for Nicky Campbell Session Into The Night on BBC Radio 1

    First broadcast on 13 March 1991

    1. Lotus
    2. At My Most Beautiful

    Recorded for John Peel Session on BBC Radio 1

    First broadcast on 25 October 1998

    SIDE B

    1. Bad Day
    2. Orange Crush

    Recorded for Mark and Lard on BBC Radio 1

    First broadcast on 15 October 2003

    1. Man On The Moon
    2. Imitation Of Life

    Recorded for Drivetime on BBC Radio 2

    First broadcast 15 October 2003

    1. Supernatural Superserious

    Recorded for Radio 1 Live Lounge on BBC Radio 1

    First broadcast 26 March 2008

     

    Disc 2 - Best of BBC Live Broadcasts

    SIDE C

    1. Driver 8
    2. Radio Free Europe

    First broadcast on 21 November 1984 from Rock City, Nottingham

    1. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?
    2. Drive
    3. Half A World Away
    4. Pop Song 89

    First broadcast on 30 July 1995 from Milton Keynes

     

    SIDE D    

    1. Everybody Hurts
    2. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

    First broadcast on 25 June 1999 from Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival

    1. Losing My Religion
    2. Man On The Moon

    First broadcast on 15 September 2004 from St. James’s Church, London

       

      • Includes live versions of some of the band’s most enduring hit singles, including “Losing My Religion,” “Everybody Hurts,” “Man on the Moon” and many more 
      • Double LP, cut at Abbey Road Studios
      • 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

      [PRE-ORDER] - in stock October 19, 2018. 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 - Best Of BBC Sessions

      SIDE A

    • World Leader Pretend
    • Radio Song
    • Losing My Religion
    • Recorded for Nicky Campbell Session Into The Night on BBC Radio 1

      First broadcast on 13 March 1991

      1. Lotus
      2. At My Most Beautiful

      Recorded for John Peel Session on BBC Radio 1

      First broadcast on 25 October 1998

      SIDE B

      1. Bad Day
      2. Orange Crush

      Recorded for Mark and Lard on BBC Radio 1

      First broadcast on 15 October 2003

      1. Man On The Moon
      2. Imitation Of Life

      Recorded for Drivetime on BBC Radio 2

      First broadcast 15 October 2003

      1. Supernatural Superserious

      Recorded for Radio 1 Live Lounge on BBC Radio 1

      First broadcast 26 March 2008

       

      Disc 2 - Best of BBC Live Broadcasts

      SIDE C

      1. Driver 8
      2. Radio Free Europe

      First broadcast on 21 November 1984 from Rock City, Nottingham

      1. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?
      2. Drive
      3. Half A World Away
      4. Pop Song 89

      First broadcast on 30 July 1995 from Milton Keynes

       

      SIDE D    

      1. Everybody Hurts
      2. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

      First broadcast on 25 June 1999 from Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival

      1. Losing My Religion
      2. Man On The Moon

      First broadcast on 15 September 2004 from St. James’s Church, London

         

        Features

        • Includes live versions of some of the band’s most enduring hit singles, including “Losing My Religion,” “Everybody Hurts,” “Man on the Moon” and many more 
        • Double LP, cut at Abbey Road Studios
        • 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)