Tuesday, January 29, 2008

R.E.M. 2008 Roundup

R.E.M. recently posted the first tour dates (see below) in support of the band's 14th studio album, Accelerate, slated for an April 1 release. Just as exciting, Modest Mouse and The National will tag along.

The band had previously announced, that they would be playing the Langerado Music Festival March 6-9 in South Florida and then SXSW on March 12 at Stubb's Bar-B-Q.

You can stream a clip of the first single, "Supernatural Superserious" now at R.E.M. HQ (click listen in the upper right hand corner).

In case you haven't seen it yet, NinetyNights.com was launched January 1 to promote the new album.

Accelerate Track List

1. Living Well Is The Best Revenge
2. Man-Sized Wreath
3. Supernatural Superserious
4. Hollow Man
5. Houston
6. Accelerate
7. Until The Day is Done
8. Mr. Richards
9. Sing For The Submarine
10. Horse To Water
11. I'm Gonna DJ (2007 Live)

North American Tour

May
23--Vancouver--Deer Lake Park
29--Los Angeles--Hollywood Bowl
31--Berkeley--The Greek Theatre

June
03--Denver--Red Rocks Amphitheatre
06--Chicago--United Center
08--Toronto--Molson Amphitheatre
10--Raleigh--Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
11--Washington, DC--Merriweather Post Pavilion
13--Boston--Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
14--Long Island--Jones Beach Theater
18--Philadelphia--Mann Center for the Performing Arts
19--New York City--TBA
21--Atlanta--Lakewood Amphitheatre


Until The Day Is Done - CNN/REM