Ok, happy new week everyone, which brings us to the half way point of the IRS years!
By all accounts they had a pretty miserable time recording it, and despite working with such a big name producer, the sound is famously murky.
Possibly R.E.M’s weirdest album – a loose concept album about the American South… naturally recorded in rainy London. Right from the first bars of Buck’s off kilter opening riff and dissonant harmonics you know you’re in for a strange ride…
So…time to enter the wonderful and frightening world of Fables of the Reconstruction