R.E.M New Studio Album Ready
R.E.M have announced that their latest album is ready and will be called 'Accelerate.' The Atlanta band's 14th studio album is to be released on March 31, with a American release following on April 1.
Several tracks from 'Accelerate' were unveiled during a five night residency at Dublin's Olympia Theatre last Summer, and they include 'Until The Day Is Done', 'Mr Richards', 'I'm Gonna DJ', 'Living Well Is The Best Revenge' and 'Staring Down The Barrel Of Middle Distance'.
The new album, R.E.M's first since 2004's 'Around The Sun' has been recorded in Vancouver with Jacknife Lee whose previous producing credits include Snow Patrol and Bloc Party.