In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988–2003

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CD 1: The Best of R.E.M. 1988–2003
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1Man on the Moon
additional engineer:
Ed Brooks (audio engineer at RFI Mastering in Seattle), George Cowan (US engineer), Mark Howard (producer/recording engineer, New Orleans/Los Angeles based), John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer), Tod Lemkuhl, Ted Malia and Andrew Roshberg
engineer:
Clif Norrell
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and Clif Norrell
vocals:
Michael Stipe
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (in 1992)
additionally recorded at:
Bosstown Recording Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Kingsway Studios (New Orleans) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
recorded at:
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States and Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States
mixed at:
Bad Animals Studio in Seattle, Washington, United States
recording of:
Man on the Moon
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
4.35:14
2The Great Beyond
producer:
Pat McCarthy
recording of:
The Great Beyond
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
4.355:07
3Bad Day
recording engineer:
Jamie Candiloro
producer and mixer:
Pat McCarthy
part of:
Sean Michaels: The Top 30 Songs of 2003 (number: 3)
recording of:
Bad Day
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
44:08
4What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?
engineer:
Pat McCarthy
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
bass guitar:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player)
drums (drum set):
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist)
vocals:
Michael Stipe
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (in 1994)
recording of:
What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
4.44:01
5All the Way to Reno
producer:
Pat McCarthy
recording of:
All the Way to Reno (You're Gonna Be a Star)
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Temporary Music
3.354:46
6Losing My Religion
engineer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer)
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
bass and keyboard:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
electric guitar and mandolin:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist)
guest acoustic guitar:
Peter Holsapple
vocals:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
arranger:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens Ltd. (in 1991)
music videos:
Losing My Religion (music video) by R.E.M.
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 112), Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 115) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 169)
recording of:
Losing My Religion
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
4.454:29
7E‐Bow the Letter
additional recording engineer:
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer) and Patrick McCarthy
recording engineer:
Adam Kasper
additional assistant engineer:
Victor Janacua
assistant engineer:
Sam Hofstedt and William “Billy” Field
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer) and Scott Litt (producer and engineer)
editor:
Eric Stolz
bass guitar, mellotron, Moog [Moog synthesizer] and organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
ebow [e-bow guitar] and electric sitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist)
background vocals:
Patti Smith
lead vocals:
Michael Stipe
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (in 1996)
additionally recorded at:
John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Louie's Clubhouse in Los Angeles, California, United States
recorded at:
Bad Animals Studio in Seattle, Washington, United States
mixed at:
John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Louie's Clubhouse in Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
E‐Bow the Letter
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Michael Mills (R.E.M. bass player), Michael Stipe and William Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
publisher:
Warner-Tamerlane (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Night Garden Music (in 1996)
3.655:26
8Orange Crush
engineer and mixer:
Jay Healy and Scott Litt (producer and engineer)
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
bass guitar:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player)
drums (drum set):
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist)
lead vocals:
Michael Stipe
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
mixed at:
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 273)
recording of:
Orange Crush
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. and Night Garden Music
4.33:53
9Imitation of Life
recording engineer and mixer:
Jamie Candiloro and Pat McCarthy
recording of:
Imitation of Life
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Temporary Music
4.153:58
10Daysleeper
producer:
Pat McCarthy and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
Nigel Godrich
recording of:
Daysleeper
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Michael Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Temporary Music
3.83:40
11Animal
recording engineer:
Jamie Candiloro
producer and mixer:
Pat McCarthy
recording of:
Animal
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
34:03
12The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
additional engineer:
Ed Brooks (audio engineer at RFI Mastering in Seattle), George Cowan (US engineer), Mark Howard (producer/recording engineer, New Orleans/Los Angeles based), John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer), Tod Lemkuhl, Ted Malia and Andrew Roshberg
engineer:
Clif Norrell
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and Clif Norrell
guest cello:
Kathleen Kee, Daniel Laufer (cellist) and Elizabeth Proctor Murphy
guest oboe:
Deborah Workman (oboist)
guest viola:
Reid Harris, Paul Murphy (viola) and Heidi Nitchie (violist)
guest violin:
Denise Berginson-Smith (violinist), Patti Gouvas, Lonnie Ottzen (violinist), Sandy Salzinger (violinist), Sou-Chun Su (violinist) and Jody Taylor (violin)
vocals:
Michael Stipe
conductor:
George Hanson
orchestrator:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (in 1992)
additionally recorded at:
Bosstown Recording Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Kingsway Studios (New Orleans) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
recorded at:
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States and Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States
mixed at:
Bad Animals Studio in Seattle, Washington, United States
recording of:
The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
is based on:
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
3.854:08
13Stand
engineer and mixer:
Jay Healy and Scott Litt (producer and engineer)
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
bass guitar:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player)
drums (drum set):
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist)
lead vocals:
Michael Stipe
recorded at:
Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
mixed at:
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States
recording of:
Stand
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
43:12
14Electrolite
additional recording engineer:
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer) and Patrick McCarthy
recording engineer:
Joe O’Herlihy, Jo Ravitch and Jeff Wooding
additional assistant engineer:
Victor Janacua
assistant engineer:
William “Billy” Field
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer) and Scott Litt (producer and engineer)
editor:
Eric Stolz
banjo and bass guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
güiro:
Nathan December
piano:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player)
violin:
Andy Carlson
lead vocals:
Michael Stipe
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (in 1996)
additionally recorded at:
John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Louie's Clubhouse in Los Angeles, California, United States
recorded at:
Desert Sky Pavilion in Phoenix, Arizona, United States (on 1995-11-04)
mixed at:
John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Louie's Clubhouse in Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Electrolite
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Michael Mills (R.E.M. bass player), Michael Stipe and William Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
publisher:
Warner-Tamerlane (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Night Garden Music (in 1996)
3.64:07
15All the Right Friends
engineer:
Jamie Candiloro
producer:
Pat McCarthy
recording of:
All the Right Friends
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) and Michael Stipe
3.52:48
16Everybody Hurts
additional engineer:
Ed Brooks (audio engineer at RFI Mastering in Seattle), George Cowan (US engineer), Mark Howard (producer/recording engineer, New Orleans/Los Angeles based), John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer), Tod Lemkuhl, Ted Malia and Andrew Roshberg
engineer:
Clif Norrell
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and Clif Norrell
guest cello:
Kathleen Kee, Daniel Laufer (cellist) and Elizabeth Proctor Murphy
guest oboe:
Deborah Workman (oboist)
guest viola:
Reid Harris, Paul Murphy (viola) and Heidi Nitchie (violist)
guest violin:
Denise Berginson-Smith (violinist), Patti Gouvas, Lonnie Ottzen (violinist), Sandy Salzinger (violinist), Sou-Chun Su (violinist) and Jody Taylor (violin)
vocals:
Michael Stipe
conductor:
George Hanson
orchestrator:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (in 1992)
additionally recorded at:
Bosstown Recording Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Kingsway Studios (New Orleans) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
recorded at:
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States and Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States
mixed at:
Bad Animals Studio in Seattle, Washington, United States
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 203)
recording of:
Everybody Hurts
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
4.65:19
17At My Most Beautiful
producer:
Pat McCarthy and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
John Hanlon (recording engineer)
recording of:
At My Most Beautiful
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Michael Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Temporary Music
33:36
18Nightswimming
additional engineer:
Ed Brooks (audio engineer at RFI Mastering in Seattle), George Cowan (US engineer), Mark Howard (producer/recording engineer, New Orleans/Los Angeles based), John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer), Tod Lemkuhl, Ted Malia and Andrew Roshberg
engineer:
Clif Norrell
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and Clif Norrell
guest cello:
Kathleen Kee, Daniel Laufer (cellist) and Elizabeth Proctor Murphy
guest oboe:
Deborah Workman (oboist)
guest viola:
Reid Harris, Paul Murphy (viola) and Heidi Nitchie (violist)
guest violin:
Denise Berginson-Smith (violinist), Patti Gouvas, Lonnie Ottzen (violinist), Sandy Salzinger (violinist), Sou-Chun Su (violinist) and Jody Taylor (violin)
vocals:
Michael Stipe
conductor:
George Hanson
orchestrator:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (in 1992)
additionally recorded at:
Bosstown Recording Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States and Kingsway Studios (New Orleans) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
recorded at:
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States and Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States
mixed at:
Bad Animals Studio in Seattle, Washington, United States
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 160)
recording of:
Nightswimming
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
4.354:18
CD 2: Rarities and B‐Sides
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1Pop Song ’89 (acoustic)
recording of:
Pop Song 89
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
R.E.M.4.52:59
2Turn You Inside‐Out (live)
live recording of:
Turn You Inside‐Out
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
R.E.M.44:18
3Fretless
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
guest background vocals:
Kate Pierson
recording of:
Fretless
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
R.E.M.54:51
4Chance (dub)
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
recording of:
Chance
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
R.E.M.32:35
5It’s a Free World Baby
recording of:
It’s a Free World Baby
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
R.E.M.45:14
6Drive (live)
live recording of:
Drive
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
R.E.M.44:01
7Star Me Kitten
engineer:
Clif Norrell
mixer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and Clif Norrell
lead vocals:
William S. Burroughs
recording of:
Star Me Kitten
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
R.E.M. feat. W.S. Burroughs2.353:31
8Revolution
engineer:
Matt Wallace (US producer & engineer)
producer:
Scott Litt (producer and engineer) and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
additional guitar:
Nathan December
remixer:
Matt Wallace (US producer & engineer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
R.E.M./Athens Ltd. (in 1995)
recording of:
Revolution (R.E.M. version)
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
R.E.M.33:05
9Leave (alternative version)
co-producer:
Simon Richmond
producer and mixer:
Jonny Dollar (UK producer & songwriter)
guest guitar:
Steve Hopwood
recording of:
Leave
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Michael Mills (R.E.M. bass player), Michael Stipe and William Berry (R.E.M. drummer)
publisher:
Universal Tunes, Warner-Tamerlane (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Night Garden Music (in 1996)
R.E.M.44:43
10Why Not Smile (alternative version)
recording of:
Why Not Smile
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Michael Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
R.E.M.43:02
11The Lifting (demo)
recording of:
The Lifting
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
R.E.M.35:22
12Beat a Drum (demo)
recording of:
Beat a Drum
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Temporary Music
R.E.M.34:29
132JN
producer:
Pat McCarthy and R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band)
mixer:
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer)
recorded at:
John Keane Studios in Athens, Georgia, United States
recording of:
2JN
writer:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
R.E.M.33:28
14The One I Love (live)
live recording of:
The One I Love
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
R.E.M.43:26
15Country Feedback (live)
live recording of:
Country Feedback
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer), Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist), Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) and Michael Stipe
publisher:
Night Garden Music
R.E.M.56:19

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associated singles/EPs:Animal
part of:Sean Michaels: The Top 20 Albums of 2003 (number: 19) (order: 20)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/57840 [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000319143 [info]
Wikidata:Q675048 [info]