R.E.M. announce deluxe reissue of Document
2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the classic R.E.M. album Document, and in celebration, the band are preparing to release a deluxe edition on September 25th.
The two-disc set will have a re-mastered version of the 1987 album, new liner notes, a previously unreleased recording from their September 14th, 1987 gig in Holland during their Work tour, and a packaged lift top that will have four postcards. It will be available to purchase in either 180-gram vinyl or 2-CD set.
Watch the video for the album's major hit, 'It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine),' below:
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