Feel the Blues with all that Jazz
English (United Kingdom)Polish (Poland)
Home Pop & Miscellaneous R.E.M. R.E.M. - Document (1987)

R.E.M. - Document (1987)

User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 

R.E.M. - Document (1987)


01 – Finest Worksong
02 – Welcome to the Occupation
03 – Exhuming McCarthy
04 – Disturbance at the Heron House
05 – Strange
06 – It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel
07 – The One I Love
08 – Fireplace
09 – Lightnin’ Hopkins
10 – King of Birds
11 – Oddfellows Local 151

Michael Stipe (vocals); 
Peter Buck (guitar); 
Mike Mills (bass, keyboards, background vocals); 
Bill Berry (drums);
+
Steve Berlin (horns); 
Carl Marsh (synthesizer).

 

R.E.M. began to move toward mainstream record production on Lifes Rich Pageant, but they didn't have a commercial breakthrough until the following year's Document. Ironically, Document is a stranger, more varied album than its predecessor, but co-producer Scott Litt -- who would go on to produce every R.E.M. album in the following decade -- is a better conduit for the band than Don Gehman, giving the group a clean sound without sacrificing their enigmatic tendencies. "Finest Worksong," the stream-of-conscious rant "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)," and the surprise Top Ten single "The One I Love" all crackle with muscular rhythms and guitar riffs, but the real surprise is how political the mid-tempo jangle pop of "Welcome to the Occupation," "Disturbance at the Heron House," and "King of Birds" is. Where Lifes Rich Pageant sounded a bit like a party record, Document is a fiery statement, and its memorable melodies and riffs are made all the more indelible by its righteous anger. In other words, it's not only a commercial breakthrough, but a creative breakthrough as well, offering evidence of R.E.M.'s growing depth and maturity, and helping usher in the P.C. era in the process. ---Stephen Thomas Erlewine, AllMusic Review

download (mp3 @320 kbs):

yandex 4shared mega mediafire uloz.to cloudmailru

back

 

Last Updated (Thursday, 08 June 2017 16:02)

 

Before downloading any file you are required to read and accept the
Terms and Conditions.

If you are an artist or agent, and would like your music removed from this site,
please e-mail us on
abuse@theblues-thatjazz.com
and we will remove them as soon as possible.


Polls
What music genre would you like to find here the most?
 
Now onsite:
  • 194 guests
Content View Hits : 225644242