This product is a Pre Order and is scheduled to be released 1st September 2023

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R.E.M. - Around The Sun


This product is available on pre order with a limited discounted price.


R.E.M.’s 13th studio album, Around The Sun, offers an inspired mix of precision-crafted melodies and original alternative rock anthems. Originally Released in 2004, the album peaked at #1 in the UK and Top 15 in the US Billboard chart, featuring hit singles “Leaving New York,” “Aftermath,” “Electron Blue,” and “Wanderlust,” as well as a collaboration with rapper Q-Tip. 

⚠ Updates

This release has been delayed from June to October.


• 180g 2LP Black Vinyl
• Gatefold


1. Leaving New York
2. Electron Blue
3. The Outsiders
4. Make It All Okay
5. Final Straw
6. I Wanted To Be Wrong
7. Wanderlust
8. Boy In The Well
9. Aftermath
10. High Speed Train
11. The Worst Joke Ever
12. The Ascent Of Man
13. Around The Sun

Release Info

Release Date: 1st September 2023
Format: 2LP
Label: Concord

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Pre Order FAQ

When is this released?

R.E.M. - Around The Sun is available for Pre Order now and has a scheduled release date of 1st September 2023.

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