It’s the end of R.E.M. as we know it, and I feel fine!

Posted: October 4, 2011 in News
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R.E.M. in concert in Padova. From left to right; bassist Mike Mills, vocalist Michael Stipe, drummer Bill Rieflin, and guitarist Peter Buck

Yes, as of September 21, 2011, R.E.M. has called it quits by announcing on their website that they were “calling it a day as a band.” Bummed? Even though they were a Grammy award winning band, and many liked them, I can honestly say that I never really got into them at all. So, no, I’m not bummed. Sure, I did like a couple of their songs, but they were their more popular songs that got played on the radio all the time. I am figuring that I will still hear these same songs on the radio though.

What are your thoughts or feelings about the breakup?

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