Tracklist

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CD 1: Green
# Title Rating Length
1 Pop Song 89 4.2 3:04
2 Get Up 4.2 2:43
3 You Are the Everything 4.4 3:45
4 Stand 4 3:12
5 World Leader Pretend 4.2 4:22
6 The Wrong Child 3.6 3:38
7 Orange Crush 4.3 3:55
8 Turn You Inside‐Out 3.85 4:17
9 Hairshirt 3.75 3:58
10 I Remember California 3.6 5:02
11 [untitled] 3.75 3:13
CD 2: Out of Time
# Title Rating Length
1 Radio Song 3.75 4:15
2 Losing My Religion 4.6 4:29
3 Low 3.4 4:56
4 Near Wild Heaven 3.4 3:19
5 Endgame 3.45 3:51
6 Shiny Happy People 4.2 3:46
7 Belong 3.8 4:06
8 Half a World Away 3.65 3:29
9 Texarcana 3.4 3:40
10 Country Feedback 3.2 4:09
11 Me in Honey 3.3 4:10
CD 3: Automatic for the People
# Title Rating Length
1 Drive 4.1 4:30
2 Try Not to Breathe 4 3:51
3 The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite 3.85 4:08
4 Everybody Hurts 4.55 5:20
5 New Orleans Instrumental No. 1 2.85 2:15
6 Sweetness Follows 3.6 4:22
7 Monty Got a Raw Deal 3.9 3:18
8 Ignoreland 4.35 4:28
9 Star Me Kitten 3.65 3:15
10 Man on the Moon 4.3 5:14
11 Nightswimming 4.35 4:17
12 Find the River 4.2 3:52
CD 4: Monster
# Title Rating Length
1 What’s the Frequency, Kenneth? 4.4 4:00
2 Crush With Eyeliner 4 4:38
3 King of Comedy 3.35 3:40
4 I Don’t Sleep, I Dream 4.2 3:26
5 Star 69 3.6 3:06
6 Strange Currencies 3.5 3:51
7 Tongue 3 4:09
8 Bang and Blame 4.2 5:27
9 I Took Your Name 3.35 4:02
10 Let Me In 3.15 3:26
11 Circus Envy 3.75 4:14
12 You 3.35 4:54
CD 5: New Adventures in Hi‐Fi
# Title Rating Length
1 How the West Was Won and Where It Got Us 3.65 4:32
2 The Wake‐Up Bomb 3.35 5:07
3 New Test Leper 3.5 5:26
4 Undertow 3.25 5:09
5 E‐Bow the Letter 3.65 5:24
6 Leave 4 7:17
7 Departure 3.25 3:29
8 Bittersweet Me 3.65 4:07
9 Be Mine 3.75 5:31
10 Binky the Doormat 3 5:01
11 Zither 3.35 2:35
12 So Fast, So Numb 3.5 4:12
13 Low Desert 3.35 3:30
14 Electrolite 3.6 4:04

Credits

CD 1: Green

drums (drum set):
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–11)
bass guitar:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–11)
guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–11)
guest cello:
Jane Scarpantoni (cellist) (track 5)
guest percussion:
Keith LeBlanc (track 8)
guest steel guitar:
Bucky Baxter (track 5)
lead vocals:
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–11)
R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band) (tracks 1–11)
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–11)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–11)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–11)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Night Garden Music (tracks 1–11)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 273) (order: 273) (track 7)
later parody versions:
Spam (track 4)
recording of:
11 (The Eleventh Untitled Song) (track 11)
Get Up (track 2)
Hairshirt (track 9)
Orange Crush (track 7)
Pop Song 89 (track 1)
Stand (track 4)
The Wrong Child (track 6)

CD 2: Out of Time

acoustic guitar and mandolin:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 8)
acoustic guitar and guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 10)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 2, 6–7, 9, 11)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 1)
drums (drum set) and piano:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 4)
strings arranger:
Mark Bingham (tracks 1, 3–6, 8–9)
organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 3, 10)
guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
bass:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 8, 10)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 4–5, 11)
bass and organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1, 6)
bass and keyboard:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 2, 9)
bass and piano:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 6–7, 9)
electric guitar and mandolin:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 2)
melodica:
Michael Stipe (track 5)
percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 2–11)
electronic instruments:
Scott Litt (track 1)
harpsichord, organ and percussion:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 8)
horn and strings arranger:
Michael Stipe (track 5)
congas:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 3)
arranger:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 2, 9)
engineer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–11)
guest acoustic guitar:
Peter Holsapple (tracks 2, 6, 9)
guest bass:
Peter Holsapple (tracks 1, 3)
guest electric guitar:
Peter Holsapple (track 7)
guest steel guitar:
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer) (tracks 9–10)
guest alto saxophone, baritone saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Kidd Jordan (track 1)
guest bass clarinet:
Kidd Jordan (track 3)
guest bass clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Kidd Jordan (track 5)
guest baritone saxophone:
Kidd Jordan (track 4)
guest flugelhorn:
Cecil Welch (track 5)
guest vocals:
Kate Pierson (tracks 6, 10–11)
producer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–11)
R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band) (tracks 1–11)
vocals:
KRS‐One (track 1)
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 4, 7, 10)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 2, 4–9)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–11)
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–11)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–11)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–11)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–11)
phonographic copyright by:
R.E.M./Athens Ltd. (1991) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Night Garden Music (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8, 10)
mash-ups:
Divide My Religion by G3RSt (track 2)
The New Religion by G3RSt (track 2)
music videos:
Low (music video) by R.E.M. (track 3)
sampled by:
My Religion by Javi Boss (track 2)
The Corner by Talib Kweli feat. Jay Rock (track 2)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 115) (order: 115) (track 2)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Sufro a saco (track 2)
later translated versions:
REMCover (track 2)
recording of:
Belong (track 7)
Country Feedback (track 10)
Endgame (track 5)
Half a World Away (track 8)
Losing My Religion (track 2)
Low (track 3)
Me in Honey (track 11)
Near Wild Heaven (track 4)
Radio Song (track 1)
Shiny Happy People (track 6)
Texarkana (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Your Eyes Out (order: 6) (track 2)

CD 3: Automatic for the People

composer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 5)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 5)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 5)
Michael Stipe (track 5)
conductor:
George Hanson (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
engineer:
Clif Norrell (tracks 1–12)
guest violin:
Denise Berginson-Smith (violinist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Patti Gouvas (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Lonnie Ottzen (violinist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Sandy Salzinger (violinist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Sou-Chun Su (violinist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Jody Taylor (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
guest cello:
Knox Chandler (tracks 6–7)
Kathleen Kee (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Daniel Laufer (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Elizabeth Proctor Murphy (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
guest oboe:
Deborah Workman (oboist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
guest viola:
Reid Harris (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Paul Murphy (viola) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
Heidi Nitchie (violist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
guest clavinet and harmonica:
Scott Litt (track 8)
mixer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–12)
Clif Norrell (tracks 1–12)
orchestrator:
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (tracks 1, 3–4, 11)
producer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–12)
R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band) (tracks 1–12)
vocals:
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
phonographic copyright by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (1992) (tracks 1–12)
publisher:
Night Garden Music (tracks 1–12)
mixed at:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 203) (order: 203) (track 4)
arrangements:
Ognuno soffre (track 4)
is based on:
recording of:
Drive (track 1)
Everybody Hurts (track 4)
Find the River (track 12)
Ignoreland (track 8)
Man on the Moon (track 10)
Nightswimming (track 11)
Star Me Kitten (track 9)
Sweetness Follows (track 6)
Try Not to Breathe (track 2)

CD 4: Monster

drums (drum set):
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–12)
bass guitar:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–9, 11–12)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 10)
guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–9, 11–12)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 10)
additional performer:
Ané (track 8)
Lou Barlow (track 8)
Sally Dworsky (tracks 3, 8)
Thurston Moore (track 2)
Rain Phoenix (track 8)
Lynda Stipe (track 8)
engineer:
Pat McCarthy (tracks 1–12)
mixer:
Pat McCarthy (track 6)
producer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–12)
R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band) (tracks 1–12)
recording engineer:
Scott Litt (track 6)
vocals:
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–12)
writer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–12)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–12)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–12)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–12)
phonographic copyright by:
R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. (1994) (tracks 1–12)
publisher:
Night Garden Music (tracks 1–12)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) ( – ????) (track 8)
has remixes:
Circus Envy (remix) by R.E.M. (track 11)
Let Me In (remix) by R.E.M. (track 10)
Star 69 (remix) by R.E.M. (track 5)
Tongue (remix) by R.E.M. (track 7)
You (remix) by R.E.M. (track 12)
recording of:
Bang and Blame (track 8)
Circus Envy (track 11)
I Took Your Name (track 9)
King of Comedy (track 3)
Let Me In (track 10)
Star 69 (track 5)
Strange Currencies (track 6)
Tongue (track 7)
You (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
The Alternative Polka (order: 5) (track 8)

CD 5: New Adventures in Hi‐Fi

acoustic guitar, drums (drum set), percussion and synthesizer:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 6)
violin:
Andy Carlson (track 14)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 2–5, 7–10, 12–14)
drums (drum set), percussion and whistle [ennio whistle]:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 11)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 4)
bass guitar [fuzz bass] and farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 7)
bass guitar [fuzz bass] and keyboard:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 10)
bass guitar and organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 2–3, 12–13)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 9)
bass guitar and keyboard:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 6)
bass guitar, bouzouki, guitar and mandolin:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 1)
bass guitar, mellotron and organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 8)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Scott McCaughey (track 10)
slide guitar:
Nathan December (track 13)
tambourine:
Nathan December (track 11)
synthesizer:
Michael Stipe (track 1)
synthesizer [ARP Odyssey]:
Scott McCaughey (track 6)
organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 11)
guitar:
Nathan December (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 10)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 10–13)
guitar and keyboard:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 9)
banjo and bass guitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 14)
piano:
Scott McCaughey (tracks 8, 12–13)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 14)
piano and synthesizer:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 1)
ebow [e-bow guitar] and electric sitar:
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (track 5)
Moog [Moog synthesizer], bass guitar, mellotron and organ:
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (track 5)
autoharp:
Scott McCaughey (track 11)
güiro:
Nathan December (track 14)
additional synthesizer:
Scott McCaughey (track 4)
assistant engineer:
William Field (tracks 1–14)
Sam Hofstedt (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
Victor Janacua (tracks 1–14)
background vocals:
Bill Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (track 10)
Mike Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 9–10, 12)
Patti Smith (track 5)
editor:
Eric Stolz (tracks 1–14)
lead vocals:
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–10, 12–14)
mixer:
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer) (tracks 1–14)
Scott Litt (tracks 1–14)
producer:
Scott Litt (tracks 1–14)
R.E.M. (Athens, US rock band) (tracks 1–14)
recording engineer:
Adam Kasper (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9)
John Keane (US indie rock producer/engineer) (tracks 1–14)
Patrick McCarthy (engineer) (tracks 1–14)
Joe O’Herlihy (tracks 2, 4, 6–8, 10–14)
Jo Ravitch (tracks 2, 4, 6–8, 10–14)
Jeff Wooding (tracks 2, 4, 6–8, 10–14)
spoken vocals [count in]:
Michael Stipe (track 11)
writer:
William Berry (R.E.M. drummer) (tracks 1–2, 2–4, 4–10, 10–14)
Peter Buck (R.E.M. guitarist) (tracks 1–2, 2–4, 4–10, 10–14)
Michael Mills (R.E.M. bass player) (tracks 1–2, 2–4, 4–10, 10–14)
Michael Stipe (tracks 1–2, 2–4, 4–10, 10–14)
publisher:
Night Garden Music (tracks 1–2, 2–4, 4–10, 10–14)
Universal Tunes (track 6)
Warner-Tamerlane (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1–2, 2–4, 4–10, 10–14)
mixed at:
recorded at:
The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States (1995-06-06 – 1995-06-07) (track 7)
FleetCenter in Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1995-10-03) (track 4)
The Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-14) (track 11)
Desert Sky Pavilion in Phoenix, Arizona, United States (1995-11-04) (tracks 10, 14)
Pyramid Arena in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1995-11-07) (track 8)
Orlando Arena (1989–2010) in Orlando, Florida, United States (1995-11-15) (track 12)
Omni Theater in Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1995-11-18 – 1995-11-21) (tracks 6, 13)
live recording of:
Binky the Doormat (track 10)
Departure (track 7)
The Wake-Up Bomb (track 2)
Undertow (R.E.M. version) (track 4)
recording of:
Be Mine (track 9)
Binky the Doormat (track 10)
E-Bow the Letter (track 5)
Electrolite (track 14)
Leave (track 6)
Low Desert (track 13)
New Test Leper (track 3)
So Fast, So Numb (track 12)
The Wake-Up Bomb (track 2)
Undertow (R.E.M. version) (track 4)
Zither (track 11)
Bittersweet Me (1995-11-07) (track 8)