R.E.M. Split | Fab Forum

Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —





— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
R.E.M. Split
No permission to create posts
21 September 2011
8.37pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 14925
Member Since:
1 May 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Very surprised to read that REM have spilt. Not a massive fan of theirs but they have made some really good music, were original, and open to new ideas and sounds, not sitting back and rehacking the same stuff over and over.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
21 September 2011
10.18pm
vonbontee
Inside an Apple Orchard in a Letterbox
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2803
Member Since:
1 December 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Huh, thought they'd split years ago, not that I was paying attention. I always thought they were massively overrated and enjoyed virtually nothing I'd heard from them after they left IRS for Warner Bros. But my condolences to their fans anyways.

Indian music can't be listened to the same way you hear rock and roll. You cannot do 'Yea Yea' and 'Go Man Go' - Ravi Shankar

21 September 2011
11.08pm
PennyLane
Sitting singing songs for everyone by the mountain stream
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1212
Member Since:
4 December 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I was only a fan of some of their songs (Superman, The One I Love, It's the End of the World As We Know It, Losing My Religion, etc.). It's still sad to hear good bands end (would have cried massive tears if I was around when the Beatles broke up). They were very influential to alt scene in the 90s. They had a good run.

 

Reunion tour in 10 years perhaps?

Well we all shine on like the moon, the stars, and the sun.
22 September 2011
4.55pm
The Walrus
Working for the national health
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1036
Member Since:
4 December 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I expected them to keep making music forever.

Green is a fantastic album, and Collapse Into Now is one of the better albums of the year so far, although that's possibly because it sounds like R.E.M. should do.

And I neeeeeeeeed her all the time
23 September 2011
7.52am
oneafter909
The station
Shea Stadium
Forum Posts: 402
Member Since:
9 June 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

It's the end of R.E.M. as we know it...

I never really paid much attention to them, but I guess they're pretty good. 

Step on the gas and wipe that tear away.
23 September 2011
8.37pm
Zig
The Toppermost of the Poppermost
Moderator



Forum Posts: 6721
Member Since:
14 April 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

vonbontee said:

Huh, thought they'd split years ago

Same here...

 

oneafter909 said:

It's the end of R.E.M. as we know it... 

Now THAT's funny.

To the fountain of perpetual mirth, Let it roll for all its worth.

Every Little Thing you buy from Amazon or iTunes will help the Beatles Bible if you use these links: Amazon | iTunes

Forum Timezone: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: Ahhh Girl, Merch, RingoStarrDrums
51 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 14925

Ahhh Girl: 9292

Annadog40: 8109

parlance: 7095

mr. Sun king coming together: 6973

Zig: 6721

Mr. Kite: 6004

mithveaen: 4633

Ron Nasty: 4339

trcanberra: 4298

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 88

Members: 3069

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 34

Topics: 3508

Posts: 182816

Newest Members: DonnDicus, Rocky Maxwell, RingoStarrDrums, RingoStarr, RingoStarrJr.

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 9292, meanmistermustard: 14925, Zig: 6721, Joe: 4054

Administrators: Joe: 4054, Ellie: 1

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today: None
Upcoming: None