The Murmur Deluxe Edition CD release party at the 40 Watt in Athens tonight promises to be a fantastic time for a great cause, so, if you’re in the area, please be sure to stop by and check out the following bands who will be playing songs from Murmur in celebration of the record’s 25th anniversary (read this article from Athensexchange.com for further details):
Don Chambers + GOAT
Packway Handle Band
Perfect Circle: Athens’ Bands Play R.E.M.’s Murmur:
CD Release Party for the 25th anniversary deluxe edition of Murmur
Benefitting Community Connection of Northeast Georgia & Family Connection / Communities in Schools
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Doors at 8:00 p.m.
40 Watt Club
285 W. Washington Street
Athens, GA 30601
Tickets: $10 advance
Advance tickets available at Athensmusic.net.
The event will also feature:
*Screening of vintage 1983 R.E.M. footage from the R.E.M. archives
*Limited edition Perfect Circle event t-shirts for sale designed by Jordan Noel
*Deluxe edition copies of Murmur for sale
More on the Deluxe Edition of Murmur:
The 25th anniversary of R.E.M.’s Murmur package features two discs and liner notes with essays from producers Mitch Easter and Don Dixon, among others. The first disc is a remastered version of the original album and the second contains a previously unreleased concert R.E.M. played at Larry’s Hideaway in Toronto a few months after the release of the album.
Check out the following reviews of the deluxe edition and click the link to visit the iTunes’ store for details on purchasing the record:
Onlineathens.com: more on the CD release party…