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Automatic For The People (album) by R.E.M. 

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Automatic For The People
Automatic For The People by R.E.M. (1992)
Overall rank: 57th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 1,677 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1992 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 1990s (10th)
Top 100 albums of all time (57th)

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R.E.M. Automatic For The People & Automatic People CD Lot Rare REM
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Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 1,677 votes)
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90/100
From Smith 11/08/2018 22:41
A really good album, with songs that reflect on their teenage years, growing old and mental health. A very mature album for a band that were heading into their thirty,s.I love find the river, and try not to breathe.
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90/100
From kingofstorm 10/05/2018 06:50
Excellent album. Probably my favourite by one of my favourite alt-rock groups. R.E.M. is not for everyone, but who they appeal too, they really appeal too.
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10/100
From ffudnebbuh 09/18/2018 12:40
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70/100
From antaiospiano 09/03/2018 11:16
Stipe’s vocals don’t really reach their full potential in this thin post punk production. The jangle pop - what made Murmur so great - is hard to find on this record. Just a bit disappointing, and I don’t understand at all what people find so special about this.
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Rating:  
50/100
From InsanityPrawnBoy 08/19/2018 10:43
it's okay. Some good songs. The album isn't outstanding though. Rated too high on this website.
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Rating:  
80/100
From BLO 07/11/2018 04:58
Really, really top and bottom heavy. I think they could have cut out most of the middle and made a perfect 30 minute album. Still, the good stuff makes it an album I'll come back to time and time again.
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100/100
From jdenny2018 05/17/2018 21:43
One of the most emotional albums ever, and one that will always stop me dead in my tracks
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90/100
From Tamthebam 03/24/2018 13:52
A brilliant album usually rated as their best but not my favourite from them. I think both Monster & New adventures In Hi-Fi are better all round albums and Up & Murmer are another 2 of my faves. AFTP does contain two of their greatest moments with Man On The Moon & Everybody Hurts and as a few others have said Ignoreland is an underrated gem.
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65/100
From ars2458 03/06/2018 07:24
Decent album, but lacks a consistency that other great albums contain. By the end I feel like I have heard the same song a few times
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Rating:  
95/100
From Goliath 03/03/2018 18:36
This album is highly rated, but it's still underrated.....
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