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R.E.M. Profile

R.E.M. Profile

Peter Buck
Mike Mills
Michael Stipe

Former Members:
Bill Berry

Formed: in 1980, in in Athens, Georgia at the University of Georgia

Alternative rock
College rock

Name Game: Rapid Ear Movement which is a pun on Rapid Eye Movement

Debut Album: Murmur (April 11th, 1983)

Breakthrough Singles:
"Radio Free Europe" (1981)
"Fall On Me" (1986)
"The One I Love" (1987)
"Stand" (1989)
"Orange Crush" (1989)
"Losing My Religion" (1991)
"Shiny Happy People" (1991)
"Man on the Moon" (1993)
"What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" (1994)

Did You Know:
The group was the first band to play Chicago's "Metro" in 1982
In late 1997 drummer Bill Berry left the band
The band was originally signed to I.R.S. Records

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