Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Losing My Religion 4.6 4:29
2 Drive 4.1 4:31
3 Shiny Happy People 4.2 3:48
4 Everybody Hurts 4 4:59
5 It's the End of the World as We Know It 5 4:06
6 Man on the Moon 4 4:45
7 Radio Song 3.75 4:15
8 Stand 4 3:13
9 Finest Worksong (live) 3 3:56
10 Orange Crush 3 3:53
11 Welcome to the Occupation (live) 3 2:51
12 King of the Birds (live) 2 5:51
13 Near Wild Heaven 3.4 3:16
14 Me in Honey 3.3 4:11
15 Half a World Away 3.65 3:28
16 The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite 3.85 4:09
17 Nightswimming 4.35 4:18

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar and mandolin:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 15)
drums (drum set):
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1, 3, 14)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 7)
drums (drum set) and piano:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 13)
strings arranger:
Mark Bingham (tracks 3, 7, 13, 15)
guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 7, 13–14)
bass:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 15)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 13–14)
bass and organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 3, 7)
bass and keyboard:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 3)
electric guitar and mandolin:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 1)
percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1, 3, 13–15)
electronic instruments:
Scott Litt (track 7)
harpsichord, organ and percussion:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 15)
arranger:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 1)
conductor:
George Hanson (tracks 2, 16–17)
engineer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1, 3, 7, 13–15)
Clif Norrell (tracks 2, 16–17)
guest acoustic guitar:
Peter Holsapple (tracks 1, 3)
guest violin:
Denise Berginson-Smith (violinist) (tracks 2, 16–17)
Patti Gouvas (tracks 2, 16–17)
Lonnie Ottzen (violinist) (tracks 2, 16–17)
Sandy Salzinger (violinist) (tracks 2, 16–17)
Sou-Chun Su (violinist) (tracks 2, 16–17)
Jody Taylor (tracks 2, 16–17)
guest cello:
Kathleen Kee (tracks 2, 16–17)
Daniel Laufer (tracks 2, 16–17)
Elizabeth Proctor Murphy (tracks 2, 16–17)
guest oboe:
Deborah Workman (oboist) (tracks 2, 16–17)
guest viola:
Reid Harris (tracks 2, 16–17)
Paul Murphy (viola) (tracks 2, 16–17)
Heidi Nitchie (violist) (tracks 2, 16–17)
guest bass:
Peter Holsapple (track 7)
guest alto saxophone, baritone saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Kidd Jordan (track 7)
guest baritone saxophone:
Kidd Jordan (track 13)
guest vocals:
Kate Pierson (tracks 3, 14)
mixer:
Scott Litt (tracks 2, 16–17)
Clif Norrell (tracks 2, 16–17)
orchestrator:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (tracks 2, 16–17)
producer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–3, 7, 13–17)
R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band) (tracks 1–3, 7, 13–17)
vocals:
KRS‐One (track 7)
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 13)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1, 3, 13, 15)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–3, 7, 13–17)
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–17)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–17)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–17)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–17)
phonographic copyright by:
R.E.M./Athens Ltd. (1991) (tracks 1, 3, 7, 13–15)
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (1992) (tracks 2, 16–17)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
Night Garden Music (tracks 1–2, 4–12, 15–17)
mixed at:
mash-ups:
Divide My Religion by G3RSt (track 1)
The New Religion by G3RSt (track 1)
music videos:
sampled by:
My Religion by Javi Boss (track 1)
The Corner by Talib Kweli feat. Jay Rock (track 1)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 115) (order: 115) (track 1)
arrangements:
Ognuno soffre (track 4)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Spam (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Sufro a saco (track 1)
later translated versions:
REMCover (track 1)
live recording of:
Finest Worksong (track 9)
King of Birds (track 12)
recording of:
Drive (track 2)
Everybody Hurts (track 4)
Half a World Away (track 15)
Losing My Religion (track 1)
Man on the Moon (track 6)
Me in Honey (track 14)
Near Wild Heaven (track 13)
Nightswimming (track 17)
Orange Crush (track 10)
Radio Song (track 7)
Shiny Happy People (track 3)
Stand (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Your Eyes Out (order: 6) (track 1)