< RETURN TO NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP August 19, 2011 First off, we want to wish Peter a speedy recovery from the debilitating back ailment that has forced him to skip The Baseball Project’s upcoming U.S. tour. We’re all very hopeful that Peter bounces back soon. COMMUNITY CHORUS COVERS “EVERYBODY HURTS” The Athens Banner-Herald calls the special performance of “Everybody Hurts” by the Community Chorus Project of Chapel Hill recommended viewing. Watch it below, and we think you will agree: SPOTIFY FAN FAVORITES Fans were asked to rate their favorite R.E.M. songs a couple of days ago at the band’s Facebook page for a Spotify.com playlist. The results are in and you can see how the songs were rated here. And lastly, Blinded By Sound revisits R.E.M.’s Out of Time which turned twenty in March this year.