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Old 09-21-2011, 11:17 PM
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Default R.E.M. breaks up

For those who haven't heard:

"To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment at all we have accomplished. To anyone who ever felt touched by our music, our deepest thanks for listening." R.E.M.

I've always been an R.E.M. fan. Sad to see them go.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:20 PM
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This makes me sad Never got to see them live, some great albums and songs, one of the best
There ain't nobody left but us These Days.....

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Old 09-21-2011, 11:53 PM
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I loved them, esp. live.I'm glad that I at least got to see them twice.
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Old 09-22-2011, 12:02 AM
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I assume their last few albums have tanked then?

Classic band, they'll be back.
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Old 09-22-2011, 03:07 PM
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the last album tanked but i think the one before it did pretty well, i was pretty shocked reading the news anyhow!
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Old 09-23-2011, 12:50 AM
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I know many people loved them as band, personally I never could appreciate them. Still it was an iconic band and seeing them split up makes me realise I'm getting old as I more or less grew up with them being around on the radio, for the better or worse.

I salute you,
"You've gone a million miles, how far'd you get? To that place where you don't remember and you don't forget"
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Old 09-24-2011, 03:27 PM
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i was in the local curry house when i heard this, i was gutted " that was me in the korma "
when i was just a boy the devil took my hand.........
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