Friday, December 17, 2010

FREE R.E.M. download

R.E.M. are offering fans a free preview of their next album.

The song “Discoverer,” is available as a free download from the band’s website here.

The song comes from the album "Collapse Into Now," which is due out on March 7.

The new record is produced by Garret "Jacknife" Lee (Snow Patrol, U2), and will feature a pair of special guests.

Patti Smith joins the band on the album’s closing track, “Blue,” while Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder appears on "It Happened Today.”

See also:

R.E.M. finish new album
New R.E.M. to feature Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith

Here’s an early R.E.M. classic captured live in concert…

R.E.M. – Seven Chinese Brothers
Capitol Theatre - Passaic, NJ – June 9, 1984