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[Music News] New R.E.M Album

Are you ready for another R.E.M. record?  I thought so.  Well you are in luck!  R.E.M.'s newest album titled Collapse Into Now is finished and estimated to be released in early 2011.  The group took a different route than there politically driven Accelerate this time around.  Their fifteenth studio album is more personal and expansive.  

"With Accelerate we were trying to make a point by making the songs as short and as fast as possible," Mills tells SPIN. "So we wanted this new one to be more expansive. We wanted to put more variety into it and not limit ourselves to any one type of song. There are some really slow, beautiful songs; there are some nice, mid-tempo ones; and then there are three or four rockers."

The 12 track album has a couple of guest appearances by music heavy weights Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith and Peaches.  Eddie with be supplying his vocals on a track called It Happened Today, while Patti will be on the album closer called Blues.  Peaches is featured on a yet to be named track that has been promised to have the word "alligator" in the title.


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