Monster (album)

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Monster
Album cover
Album by R.E.M.
Released September 1994
Recorded Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, California and Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, Florida and Crossover Soundstage, Atlanta, Georgia and Kingsway Studio, New Orleans, Louisiana
Genre Alternative rock
Length 49 min 18 sec
Record label Warner Bros.
Producer Scott Litt and R.E.M.
Professional reviews
Allmusic.com 2.5 stars out of 5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&uid=UIDMISS70406240853382769&sql=Aiys9kebtkq79)
Entertainment Weekly B 30 September 1994 (pp.56-57) (http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=63934943&loc=109&PageFormat=7)
Mojo 4 stars out of 5 link (http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=63934943&loc=109&PageFormat=7)
NME 7 out of 10 29 September 1994 (p.47) (http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=63934943&loc=109&PageFormat=7)
Nude as the News Favorable link (http://www.nudeasthenews.com/reviews/642)
Q 3 stars out of 5 11/1994 (p.118) (http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=63934943&loc=109&PageFormat=7)
Robert Christgau A- link (http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?id=1140&name=R.E.M.)
Rolling Stone 4.5 stars out of five link (http://www.rollingstone.com/reviews/album/_/id/131739/rem?pageid=rs.ArtistDiscography)
R.E.M. Chronology
Automatic for the People
(1992)
Monster
(1994)
New Adventures in Hi-Fi
(1996)

Monster is an album by R.E.M., released in 1994.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?" - 3:59 Download sample
  2. "Crush with Eyeliner" - 4:39
  3. "King of Comedy" - 3:39
  4. "I Don't Sleep, I Dream" - 3:25
  5. "Star 69" - 3:07
  6. "Strange Currencies" - 3:51
  7. "Tongue" - 4:08
  8. "Bang and Blame" - 4:48
  9. "I Took Your Name" - 4:07
  10. "Let Me In" - 3:27
  11. "Circus Envy" - 4:14
  12. "You" - 4:52

Singles

  • "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" (September 1994) US #21, UK #9
  • "Bang and Blame" (October 1994) US #19, UK #15
  • "Crush with Eyeliner" (January 1995) UK #23
  • "Strange Currencies" (April 1995) US #47, UK #9
  • "Tongue" (October 1998) UK #13

Personnel

Notes

  • This album is dedicated or a tribute to the American actor River Phoenix (which says "For River" on the liner notes), the singer Michael Stipe has been friends with him.

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