RNR News and Notes

R.E.M. Share Unreleased Track From Their Upcoming 25th Anniversary Reissue of New Adventures in Hi-Fi

25 years ago, REM released one of their more underappreciated albums - New Adventures in Hi-Fi - an album the band members consider 'the recorded album representative of the band at their peak'

 

 

This October - they will release a deluxe reissue of their longest recorded album  - complete with13 B-sides and rarities, a 64-minute outdoor projection film, a 52-page hardcover book, archival photographs, and liner notes from the band, as well as Patti Smith (who added vocals to lead single "E-Bow the Letter"), Radiohead's Thom Yorke (who says this is his favorite R.E.M. album and "Electrolite" was the greatest song of their career), and producer Scott Litt

 

 

Ahead of the release - the band has revealed one of those rarities - an alternate version of “Leave

 

You can pre-order the record HERE