R.E.M - Vinyl Reissues - 'Reveal' and 'Accelerate' Coming in September

R.E.M - Vinyl Reissues - 'Reveal' and 'Accelerate' Coming in September

This September, we're thrilled to announce the reissue of two remarkable albums from one of the most influential bands of the late 20th century, R.E.M. Known for their poetic lyrics, distinctive sound, and powerful performances, R.E.M.'s legacy in the world of alternative rock is undeniable. This autumn, fans can relive the magic of 'Reveal' and 'Accelerate' on vinyl, breathing new life into these masterpieces.

'Reveal' (2001)

'Reveal,' R.E.M.’s 12th studio album, marked a departure from the band's traditional rock roots and a venture into a more electronic, dreamy soundscape. Praised for its lush, atmospheric arrangements, 'Reveal' is an album that evokes a sense of wonder and introspection. Songs like 'Imitation of Life' and 'All the Way to Reno (You're Gonna Be a Star)' showcase the band's ability to craft memorable melodies and poignant lyrics, further solidifying their place in the annals of rock history.

'Accelerate' (2008)

Seven years later, R.E.M. released 'Accelerate,' a fast-paced, energetic album that marked a return to the band's alternative rock roots. 'Accelerate' is a testament to the band's versatility, with tracks that are both punchy and passionate. The album was hailed as a return to form for the band, with standout tracks like 'Supernatural Superserious' and 'Hollow Man' reminding fans of the band's enduring ability to create compelling, engaging music.

At IrelandVinyl.com and in-store at Zhivago Gifts in Galway, we're excited to bring these reissues to both longtime R.E.M. fans and those discovering the band for the first time. Each album offers a unique perspective on the band's evolution and their unwavering ability to create music that resonates with audiences worldwide.

Whether you're revisiting these albums or experiencing them for the first time, the vinyl reissues of 'Reveal' and 'Accelerate' offer a fantastic opportunity to delve into the rich discography of R.E.M. Pre-order your copies today and immerse yourself in the music of one of the most enduring and influential bands in rock history.

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