The Best of R.E.M. at the BBC - 2CD - REM UK

The Best of R.E.M. at the BBC - 2CD

Regular price £20.00

Release date: 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.

The Best of collection offers a selection of in-studio performance and live broadcast highlights. 

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Disc 1 - Sessions

  1. World Leader Pretend 4:36
  2. Half A World Away 3:33
  3. Radio Song 4:05
  4. Losing My Religion 4:42. Recorded for Nicky Campbell Session Into The Night on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast on 13 March 1991
  5. Lotus 4:13
  6. At My Most Beautiful 3:16. Recorded for John Peel Session on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast on 25 October 1998
  7. Electrolite 4:23
  8. Perfect Circle 4:39
  9. Daysleeper 4:44. Recorded for John Peel Session on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast 25 October 1998
  10. Country Feedback. Recorded for Later… with Jools Holland on BBC1 First broadcast on 27 October 1998
  11. Bad Day 4:03
  12. Orange Crush 3:55. Recorded for Mark and Lard on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast on 15 October 2003
  13. Nightswimming. Recorded for Later… with Jools Holland on BBC1 First broadcast on 14 October 2003
  14. Man On The Moon 4:59
  15. Imitation Of Life 3:41. Recorded for Drivetime on BBC Radio 2 First broadcast 15 October 2003
  16. Supernatural Superserious 3:23. Recorded for Radio 1 Live Lounge on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast 26 March 2008

Disc 2 - Broadcasts

  1. (Don’t Go Back To) Rockville 4:29
  2. So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) 4:51
  3. Gardening At Night 3:26
  4. Driver 8 3:25
  5. Radio Free Europe 3:49. First broadcast on 21 November 1984 from Rock City, Nottingham
  6. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 3:54
  7. Crush With Eyeliner 4:42
  8. Drive 3:51
  9. Half A World Away 4:04
  10. Pop Song 89 3:27
  11. Finest Worksong 3:48. First broadcast on 30 July 1995 from Milton Keynes
  12. Fall On Me 3:26
  13. The One I Love 3:27
  14. Everybody Hurts 6:47
  15. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 6:58. First broadcast on 25 June 1999 from Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival
  16. E-Bow The Letter (with Thom Yorke) 5:09
  17. Losing My Religion 4:47
  18. Man On The Moon 5:34. First broadcast on 15 September 2004 from St. James’s Church, London