History TearJerker / REM

5th Jan '16 1:40:50 PM Premonition45
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** "Man on the Moon" can result in TearsOfJoy.
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** "Man on the Moon" Moon", which is about Creator/AndyKaufman, can result in TearsOfJoy.

* "We All Go Back to Where We Belong," the last R.E.M. song ever.
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* "We All Go Back to Where We Belong," the last R.E.M. song ever.ever. * "Imitation of Life" is about how CelebrityIsOverrated. ----
7th Dec '15 1:50:08 PM bt8257
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** "Find the River" was so emotional that it (along with many of the other tracks on ''Automatic'') sparked rumors that Michael Stipe was dying of [=AID=]s.
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** "Find the River" was so emotional that it (along with many of the other tracks on ''Automatic'') sparked rumors that Michael Stipe was dying of [=AID=]s.AIDS.
17th Nov '15 2:51:11 PM bt8257
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* ''Out Of Time'' gives us "Half A World Away", "Losing My Religion" and "Country Feedback".
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* ''Out Of of Time'' gives us "Half A a World Away", "Losing My Religion" and "Country Feedback".
12th Sep '15 10:40:30 PM nombretomado
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*** It gets worse when you realize that his good friend [[{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]], who shot himself after his drug addictions and agonizing spinal pain became too much, died listening to this album...
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*** It gets worse when you realize that his good friend [[{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]], Music/KurtCobain, who shot himself after his drug addictions and agonizing spinal pain became too much, died listening to this album...
6th Sep '15 4:06:55 PM Green_lantern40
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** And "Monty Got a Raw Deal," which is about an actor whose career was ruined because it was discovered that he was gay.
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** And "Monty Got a Raw Deal," which is about an actor Montgomery Clift, whose career was ruined because it was discovered that he was gay.

* "The Wrong Child". Interestingly, Michael Stipe has never actually admitted to what the song was about -- but it paints a vague picture of a child who is handicapped and separated from his peers.
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* "The Wrong Child". Interestingly, Michael Stipe has never actually admitted to what the song was Child", a ''severely'' heartstring-tugging mandolin piece about -- but it paints a vague picture of a child who is handicapped and separated from his peers.disfigured by burns.
28th Dec '14 1:00:04 AM SonofaGun:Superhero#1
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* "Welcome to the Occupation" is an extremely dark song. WarIsHell indeed!
28th Oct '14 2:54:33 PM Crane
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*** It gets worse when you realize that his good friend [[{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]], who shot himself after his drug addictions and agonizing spinal pain became too much, died listening to this album...\ ** "Drive" is more haunting than straight-up sad.
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*** It gets worse when you realize that his good friend [[{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]], who shot himself after his drug addictions and agonizing spinal pain became too much, died listening to this album...\ album... ** "Drive" is more haunting than straight-up sad.about aging and losing touch.
5th Sep '14 1:34:15 PM FromtheWordsofBR
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*** It gets worse when you realize that his good friend [[{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]], who shot himself after his drug addictions and agonizing spinal pain became too much, died listening to this album...
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*** It gets worse when you realize that his good friend [[{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]], who shot himself after his drug addictions and agonizing spinal pain became too much, died listening to this album...\ ** "Drive" is more haunting than straight-up sad. ** "Man on the Moon" can result in TearsOfJoy.

* "Drive" is more haunting than straight-up sad. * "Man on the Moon" can result in TearsOfJoy.

* ''Out Of Time'' gives us "Half A World Away" and "Country Feedback".
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* ''Out Of Time'' gives us "Half A World Away" Away", "Losing My Religion" and "Country Feedback".

* "Losing My Religion". * "We All Go Back to Where We Belong," the last R.E.M. song ever. * "Country Feedback": pay attention to the actual lyrics, and you'll bawl.
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* "Losing My Religion". * "We All Go Back to Where We Belong," the last R.E.M. song ever. * "Country Feedback": pay attention to the actual lyrics, and you'll bawl.ever.
16th Nov '13 6:39:41 PM Crane
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** There are no drums in the song until halfway through, and even then it's just a quiet tambourine shaking in the background. But the guitar part is huge and distorted and louder than everything else. Throughout most of the track, the numb-sounding Michael Stipe is utterly overpowered by it, creating a disconcerting and emotional effect.
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** There are no drums in the song until halfway through, and even then it's just a quiet tambourine shaking in the background. But the guitar part is huge and distorted and louder than everything else. Throughout most of the track, the numb-sounding Michael Stipe is utterly overpowered by it, the waves of feedback, creating a disconcerting and emotional effect.
16th Nov '13 6:38:15 PM Crane
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** There are no drums in the song until halfway through, and even then it's just a quiet tambourine shaking in the background. But the guitar part is huge and distorted and louder than everything else. Throughout most of the track, the numb-sounding Michael Stipe is utterly overpowered by it, creating a disconcerting and emotional effect.
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