The Best of R.E.M. at the BBC

The Best of R.E.M. at the BBC

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180g 2LP Edition Cut At Abbey Road Studios

R.E.M. grew up with the BBC, and this historic relationship is celebrated across an incredible collection that beautifully illustrates the career trajectory of one of modern music's greatest bands. Entitled R.E.M. At The BBC, the collection – available as a super-deluxe edition 8CD/DVD box set, as well as 2CD and 2LP editions  – comprises a treasure trove of rare and unreleased live and studio recordings culled from the BBC and band archives. This 180g 2LP edition of the best of collection offers a 20-track selection of in-studio performances and live broadcast highlights. The liner notes add yet more behind-the-scenes insight to this definitive retrospective with assorted BBC personalities reminiscing about what it was like to work with R.E.M. both on stage and off. A must-have for R.E.M. fans and an authoritative introduction for newcomers!

• 180g 2LP edition cut at Abbey Road Studios
• Includes performances from Radio 1's Peel Sessions, Live Lounge and Into the Night, as well as live broadcasts from Nottingham Rock City (1984), Milton Keynes' The National Bowl (1995) and Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage (1999)
• Featuring live versions of some of the band's most enduring hit singles, including "Losing My Religion," "Everybody Hurts," "Man on the Moon" and many more

LP1 - Sessions
1. World Leader Pretend 
2. Radio Song 
3. Losing My Religion - Recorded for Nicky Campbell Session Into The Night on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast on 13 March 1991
4. Lotus 
5. At My Most Beautiful - Recorded for John Peel Session on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast 25 October 1998
6. Bad Day 
7. Orange Crush - Recorded for Mark and Lard on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast on 15 October 2003
8. Man On The Moon 
9. Imitation Of Life - Recorded for Drivetime on BBC Radio 2 First broadcast 15 October 2003
10. Supernatural Superserious - Recorded for Radio 1 Live Lounge on BBC Radio 1 First broadcast 26 March 2008

LP2 - Broadcasts
1. Driver 8 
2. Radio Free Europe - First broadcast on 21 November 1984 from Rock City, Nottingham
3. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 
4. Drive 
5. Half A World Away 
6. Pop Song 89 - First broadcast on 30 July 1995 from Milton Keynes
7. Everybody Hurts
8. Its the End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) - First broadcast on 25 June 1999 from Pyramid Stage Glastonbury Festival
9. Losing My Religion 
10. Man On The Moon - First broadcast on 15 September 2004 from St. James’s Church, London

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