R.E.M. are releasing three of their classic 80’s albums on vinyl.

Making the announcement on Twitter today, the band will be reissuing 1986’s Lifes Rich Pageant, 1987’s Dead Letter Office and 1988’s Eponymous on vinyl, available from 29 July. (track listing below)

The albums will be presented with their original sleeve art and can be pre-ordered via remhq.com

Lifes Rich Pageant was the first R.E.M. album to reach Gold certification status and was previously treated to a 25th anniversary reissue back in 2011. The band officially broke up in 2011 after 31 years together.


Lifes Rich Pageant

Side 1                                                Side 2

Begin The Begin                            The Flowers Of Guatemala

These Days                                    I Believe

Fall On Me                                     What If We Give It Away?


Cuyahoga                                      Just A Touch

Hyena                                            Swan Swan H

Underneath The Bunker                Superman


Dead Letter Office

Side 1                                                Side 2


Crazy                                                Wind Out

There She Goes Again                     Ages Of You

Burning Down                                   Pale Blue Eyes

Voice Of Harold                                Rotary Ten

Burning Hell                                      Bandwagon

White Tornado                                  Femme Fatale


Toys In The Attic                               Walter’s Theme

King Of The Road


Side 1                                                                        Side 2

Radio Free Europe [Original Hib-Tone Single]           Driver 8

Gardening At Night [Alternate Vocal Mix]                   Romance


Talk About The Passion                                              Fall On Me

So. Central Rain                                                          The One I Love

(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville                                      Finest Worksong [Mutual Drum Horn Mix]

Can’t Get There From Here [Album Version]                It’s The End Of The World As We                                                                                             Know It (And I Feel Fine)

Source: NME/R.E.M. HQ, Image: Getty

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