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Automatic For The People (2017 25th ANNIVERSARY reissue)



Released: 10th Nov 2017


180g lp + download

Released: 10th Nov 2017

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3cd + blu ray boxset

Released: 10th Nov 2017


Widely considered to be one of the best albums of the 90s, this is a remastered version of the ’92 classic that brought us the iconic hit singles ‘Nightswimming’ ‘Man on the Moon’ & ‘Everybody Hurts’.

*** celebrating its 25th Anniversary, this  Deluxe boxset features previously unreleased material, including 20 never-before-heard demos, & the previously unreleased tracks ‘Mike’s Pop Song’ & ‘Devil Rides Backwards’, plus ‘Live At The 40 Watt Club’ 11/19/92 – a live set performed in R.E.M.’s hometown of Athens, GA. the Blu-ray disc offers the full album (with bonus track “Photograph” featuring Natalie Merchant) mixed in Dolby Atmos, plus a high-resolution master of the album, music videos, & the original 1992 EPK. it also includes a hardback book with a new, extended essay, memorabilia & unseen album session photos. *** *** this 2CD set includes a second disc: ‘Live At The 40 Watt Club’; plus a booklet. *** *** this reissue of the original album on 180-gram Heavyweight black vinyl has been cut from original analogue tapes at Capitol Studios***

Automatic For The People (2017 25th ANNIVERSARY reissue)



Disc 1 – Automatic For The People


Try Not to Breathe

The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

Everybody Hurts

New Orleans Instrumental No. 1

Sweetness Follows

Monty Got A Raw Deal


Star Me Kitten

Man on the Moon


Find the River


Disc 2 – Live At The 40 Watt Club


Monty Got A Raw Deal

Everybody Hurts

Man On The Moon

Losing My Religion

Country Feedback

Begin The Begin

Fall On Me

Me In Honey

Finest Worksong

Love Is All Around


Radio Free Europe


Disc 3 – Automatic Demos

Drive (demo)  4:43

Wake Her Up (demo) 4:36

Mike’s Pop Song (demo) 4:33

C to D Slide 13 (demo) 5:35

Cello Scud (demo) 4:20

10K Minimal (demo)  3:32

Peter’s New Song (demo)  3:15

Eastern 983111 (demo)  4:02

Bill’s Acoustic (demo)  2:52

Arabic Feedback (demo)  4:54

Howler Monkey (demo)  4:38

Pakiderm (demo)  3:33

Afterthought (demo)  3:56

Bazouki Song (demo)  3:05

Photograph (demo)  3:29

Michael’s Organ (demo)  4:24

Pete’s Acoustic Idea (demo)  1:03

6-8 Passion & Voc (demo)  3:45

Hey Love [Mike Voc] (demo)  3:01

Devil Rides Backwards (demo)  5:17


Songs 1 – 10 Recorded at John Keane Studios, Athens, GA February 1992

Songs 11 – 13 Recorded at Kingsway Studios, New Orleans, LA March 1992

Songs 14 – 20 Recorded at Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY April 1992


Disc 4 – Automatic For The People Blu-Ray

Automatic For The People (+ bonus track: Photograph) – Mixed in Dolby Atmos

Automatic For The People (+ bonus track: Photograph)  – Hi-Resolution Audio

Drive  (music video) 4:26

The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite  (music video) 4:06

Everybody Hurts  (music video) 5:35

Man On The Moon (music video) 4:45

Nightswimming (music video - British version) 4:21

Find The River  3:38

Nightswimming (music video - R version) 8:25

Automatic Press Kit  16:31