R.E.M. to issue huge rarities compilation


The collection includes B-sides, covers, demos, rare live tracks and more.

Available on iTunes, the IRS years Compilation features 25 tracks and includes Velvet Underground and Andy Williams covers.

The huge Warner Bros collection, with over 130 different tracks, includes live recordings from Glastonbury & Saturday Night Live, plus even more cover versions.

The collection comes after the Record Store Day release of their Unplugged compilation album, which is now also available online. Marvellous.