(2015) - 21 min
R.E.M. is one of the best-selling bands of all time. The trio hailing from Georgia became a world conquering act selling 85 million studio album whilst never compromising their art rock roots. Singer Michael Stipe and guitarist Peter Buck met in January 1980 in a Georgia record shop. By 1991 R.E.M. were household names due to the success of, ‘Losing My Religion’ and ‘Out of Time’ but their next move would make them global stars. Automatic for the People’ sold 18 million copies and is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 90s. Featuring archive material, music videos – “LOSING MY RELIGION” “OUT OF TIME” and, exclusive insights from music critics and journalists John Aizlewood, Danielle Perry, Will Hodkinson and Camilla Pia.