Offered for sale is an original UK pressing of The Best Of R.E.M. by R.E.M.
This LP was not issued in the United States.
About this copy: This copy of The Best Of R.E.M is a 1991 UK pressing on the IRS label.
The cover is M-. The custom inner sleeve is M- and has no splits.
The disc is M- and looks unplayed. Clean disc!
A nice copy of a scarce R.E.M. LP.
Background: Released in Europe in 1991, The Best Of R.E.M is a compilation album by R.E.M.
The album reached #7 on the UK album chart.
Allmusic.com gave The Best of R.E.M. a 4 star review:
This import collection highlights the band’s formative years on the independent IRS label. Though it lacks the alternate mixes that spurred completists to purchase 1988’s Eponymous, this set offers a more detailed picture of the band’s early days, when they sounded more pastoral than pastiche. There is nothing here that can’t be found on the original IRS albums, which are all worth purchasing, but this set is still recommended for casual listeners interested in owning just one R.E.M. disc from this creatively fertile period.
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|Country of origin:||UK|
|Year of Release:||1991|