The guys are here in town writing/demo-ing for the new record, revisiting some of the vanc bc stuff. Lots of new tunes too: lush and atmospheric…. just kidding! No attempt here to describe it other than to my ears it sounds wonderful… some working titles I have seen up on
REMHQ is happy to post the video for Animal. This video was produced by Motion Theory, and is the second single from R.E.M.’s “best of” record, In Time. TheAnimal video, along with a few other surprises, will be added to HQTV very soon, so stay tuned!
It is nice to be home after much of the year away.
Michael has just finished up his extended press tour after the bandâs promo tour after the tour itselfâ¦all in support of “In Time,” which seems to be doing great
With Mills on the TUTT tour and only 50 weeks to go til Election Day, JMS
takes on the hard questions in an article in this week’s Entertainment
Weekly (Listen to This). Go to www.ew.com to read his answers.
PLEASE NOTE: The EW site requires registration.
The current issue of Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (December, Final Fantasy X-2 on the cover) features Michael Stipe and Mike Mills trying out the just-released karaoke PS2 game from Konami called Karaoke Revolution — “It’s the End of the World as We Know It” is one of the 35-plus songs
Michael is featured on the cover of this month’s Filter magazine and in an interview called “Hope Despite the Times.” You can visit Filter’s website to find out more about Issue #8 which includes lots of good stuff: Michael Stipe on America, Kevin Shields on MBV, Elijah Wood vs. South,
UK monthly music magazine, Uncut, features R.E.M in a cover story in its November issue, out in stands now.
The article looks at 20 of the band’s singles in depth and includes insights from Peter, Mike, and Michael on each of the songs. As a bonus, a CD is thrown with
Remhq: So Tony, how you been?
Tony (T): Usually Iâm a model specimen of manhood. Recently however, Iâve been forced to wear a neck brace due to an altercation I had with security guards at the Hollywood Bowl.
“I am not an American who wants to be shut up or have my neighbors be shut up.”–Michael Stipe
Michael has joined with several other artists, entertainers, and
personalities in an ad campaign to broaden awareness of the American Civil Liberties Union and what it stands for.
On the REM tour this fall, the state PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups) are enlisting the help of thousands of fans in the fight to protect our environment and to improve the quality of our democracy. The PIRGs are network of state-based, citizen funded organizations advocating for the public
The Morning Team is pleased to announce that R.E.M.’s video for “Bad Day” will make its television debut Friday night at 7pm (ET) on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360Â°. The show has been described as a “fast-moving, surprising and provocative alternative to the typical network evening newscast.” Kinda like the
On a late night flight on the way to Denver, I realized that if I don’t write down some of the things about the rest of the west coast swing, I probably will forget them. It has been a little hectic, but fun, as usual, but moreso, as Southern
Our man on the keyboard riser, Ken Stringfellow, married Dominique (nee Sassi) on the day off during the tour, Monday, Sept. 8, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Mike Mills served as the best man! Congratulations Ken and Dominique!
Check out the artwork for In Time, The Best Of R.E.M 1988-2003.
The best of collection will include two new tracks, ‘Bad Day’ and
‘Animal’, both of which the band debuted in recent Holland and London performances.
The record will be released in the U.S. on October 28th, and internationally on October 27th.
The U.K based MOJO magazine has a new cover story on R.E.M. The July issue has a 14-page spread (with lots of photos) covering a vast number of topics, behind the scenes studio commentary and a brief discography. To learn more, visit www.mojo4music.com.