Thanks R.E.M

Well, its been a strange unsettling kind of week with added sad news for all R.E.M. fans (including me) — 
The band who produced so many timeless and terrific songs announced they are breaking up after 31 years together.  
This from the official R.E.M. Web site:
“To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment at all we have accomplished. To anyone who ever felt touched by our music, our deepest thanks for listening.” — R.E.M.
Lead singer Michael Stipe had this to say:
“A wise man once said–’the skill in attending a party is knowing when it’s time to leave.’ We built something extraordinary together. We did this thing. And now we’re going to walk away from it. …I hope our fans realize this wasn’t an easy decision; but all things must end, and we wanted to do it right, to do it our way.”
You can read more from R.E.M.’s three original members — Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck by clicking  HERE

Thanks for the memories guys... some of my favourites; no particular order

Shiny Happy People

From the 2011 album Collapse Into Now: Everyday is Yours To Win.
( there are some mistakes in the text on screen  - see if you can spot them)

Oh My Heart

Imitation Of Life

Losing My Religion

Everybody Hurts

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