R.E.M: A retrospective, a revelation… re-lived

For some odd, quite random reason I woke up the other morning, wondering: what’s R.E.M. up to these days? Turns out, the legendary group disbanded in 2011. Ten years ago no less. Time flies. I Googled a bit, and recounted memories of the band. Not my favorite I confess. But they were everywhere back in the day. So many 80’s and 90’s house parties in Ottawa were powered by R.E.M., and, of course, they dominated radio and their arthouse...