An in-depth look at the formation and evolution of R.E.M, narrated in an extremely listenable style by veteran Canadian DJ and music writer Alan Cross. Cross covers R.E.M.'s formation among a group of college guys in Atlanta, the development of their unique sound, their move beyond cult band status, and their many successful albums since then. Full of intriguing facts and anecdotes, this is must-listen for music history buffs interested in this era-defining band, and Cross’ confident voice is a pleasure to hear.
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©2009 Alan Cross; (P)2009 HarperCollins Canada
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