R.E.M. And I Feel Fine… The Best of the I.R.S. Years 1982-1987 [Capitol/I.R.S.]



Whoa. Dude. R.E.M. is back. It’s been the trend the last few albums to hark the return of the band as a creative unit at the height of their powers, only so they can be dismissed in a month or so, until the college kids in our flying-car breakfast-machine future deem “Up” and “Reveal” masterpieces once again. We needn’t wait to praise this one.

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