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R.E.M. announces 25th anniversary edition box set for 'Monster'

New 05/09/2019

R.E.M. has announced a 25th anniversary edition box set of their 'Monster' album.

Arriving this 1st Nov, the box set will include an all-new-mix of the LP by original producer, Scott Litt. It will also include many previously unreleased demos and live recordings.

According to the press release, the alt version of the LP will have a cleaner mix where the guitars are pulled back to focus on the vocals to create "a more open sound and showcase often-revealing lyrics".

You can see the full tracklist below.

R.E.M., 'Monster' 25th Anniversary Edition Tracklist

Disc 1: Original Album

  1. What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
  2. Crush With Eyeliner
  3. King of Comedy
  4. I Don't Sleep, I Dream
  5. Star 69Strange Currencies
  6. Strange Currencies
  7. Tongue
  8. Bang and Blame
  9. I Took Your Name
  10. Let Me In
  11. Circus Envy
  12. You

Disc 2: Unreleased Demos

  1. Pete's Hit
  2. Uptempo Mo Distortion
  3. Uptempo Ricky
  4. Harlan County with Whistling
  5. Lost Song"
  6. AM Boo
  7. Mike's Gtr
  8. Sputnik 1 Remix
  9. Black Sky 4-14
  10. Revolution 4-21
  11. Rocker with vocal
  12. Time Is On Mike's Side
  13. 1Experiment 4-28 no vocal
  14. Highland Fling 4-29
  15. Cranky 4-29

Disc 3: Scott Litt's 2019 Remix

  1. What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
  2. Crush With Eyeliner
  3. King Of Comedy
  4. I Don't Sleep, I Dream
  5. Star 69
  6. Strange Currencies
  7. Tongue
  8. Bang And Blame
  9. I Took Your Name
  10. Let Me In
  11. Circus Envy
  12. You

Disc 4: Live in Chicago — June 3, 1995 (Part 1)

  1. What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
  2. Circus Envy
  3. Crush With Eyeliner
  4. Near Wild Heaven
  5. Welcome To The Occupation
  6. Undertow
  7. I Took Your Name
  8. Strange Currencies
  9. Me In Honey
  10. Revolution
  11. Tongue
  12. Man On The Moon
  13. Country Feedback
  14. Monty Got A Raw Deal

Disc 5: Live in Chicago — June 3, 1995 (Part 2)

  1. Losing My Religion
  2. You
  3. Departure
  4. Orange Crush
  5. Get Up
  6. Star 69
  7. Let Me In
  8. Everybody Hurts
  9. So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
  10. Pop Song 89
  11. It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

Disc 6: Blu-ray

  1. Monster (5.1 Surround Sound)
  2. Monster (Hi-Resolution Audio)
  3. Road Movie (Concert film)
  4. What's The Frequency, Kenneth? (Music video)
  5. Crush With Eyeliner (Music video)
  6. Star 69 (Music video)
  7. Strange Currencies (Music video)
  8. Tongue (Music video)
  9. Bang and Blame (Music video)