R.E.M. United States

Aliases: Bingo Hand Job.

The best album credited to R.E.M. is Automatic For The People which is ranked number 48 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 20,276.

R.E.M. is ranked number 18 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 59,570.

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R.E.M. best albums

The following albums by R.E.M. are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1992
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20,276
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1983
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10,525
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1987
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4,731
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1991
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1986
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3,557
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1988
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3,505
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1984
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3,380
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1996
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2,029
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1994
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2,021
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1985
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Total albums: 35. Page 1 of 4

This may not be a complete discography for R.E.M..This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

R.E.M. bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 0 0%
1980s 10 0%
1990s 8 0%
2000s 7 0%
2010s 10 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 22 63%
Yes 13 37%
Live? Albums %
No 28 80%
Yes 7 20%

R.E.M. best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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1.
Rating: 91 (577 votes)Comments: 13
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(from the album Out Of Time)
2.
Rating: 90 (579 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album Automatic For The People)
3.
Rating: 90 (628 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album Automatic For The People)
5.
Rating: 89 (371 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Document)
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Rating: 89 (222 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Lifes Rich Pageant)
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Rating: 89 (413 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album Murmur)
8.
Rating: 89 (685 votes)Comments: 14
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(from the album Automatic For The People)
9.
Rating: 88 (553 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album Automatic For The People)
10.
Rating: 88 (257 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Green)
11.
Rating: 88 (180 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Reckoning)
12.
Rating: 88 (152 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Reckoning)
13.
Rating: 87 (465 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Automatic For The People)
14.
Rating: 87 (153 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album New Adventures In Hi-Fi)
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Rating: 87 (120 votes)Comments: 2
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16.
Rating: 86 (324 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Murmur)
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Rating: 86 (169 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album Reckoning)
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Rating: 86 (214 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Monster)
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Rating: 86 (140 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album New Adventures In Hi-Fi)
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Rating: 86 (305 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Murmur)
N.B. Tracks must have received at least 3 ratings to appear in the above list.

R.E.M. ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 344 votes)
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n = number of ratings an item has currently received.
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 84.0/100, a mean average of 83.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 84.3/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 15.0.

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R.E.M. comments

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75/100
From 01/12/2023 03:35
Having just done a complete review of REM albums ~ my overall judgement is that they are OK - a few excellent songs and a couple of better than average albums in the early 90's. I didn't find their 80's albums all that interesting - but I can appreciate how their music would affect different people in different ways.
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From 02/05/2022 17:32
Great songs all over the place, above all at the beginning
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45/100
From 05/13/2021 13:12
I really dont get why my cousin likes them....or my two brothers, or my parents...what am I missing
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From 03/12/2021 16:43
And I'll never understand why they're not in the top 10.
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50/100
From 03/10/2021 05:20
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From 11/18/2020 22:13
R.E.M. have utterly enamoured me for nigh on 10 of the 23 years I've been on this planet for. My ever-long love for sounds that delve into the American psyche and expose it has kept me coming back, and in some extra-political, attitude focused way, R.E.M. do it in a way like no one else. You feel a sublime desolation, a triumph that things are the way they are - no matter how bad - with every record. Dividing their discography into individual albums feels wrong, theirs was a never-ending work that captured something beyond the realms of conventional alternative rock. An all time favourite band of mine.
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95/100
From 09/08/2020 22:21
They are a band that i have growen to like more and more over the years. Made a lot of good albums.
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100/100
From 09/07/2020 17:42
The best U.S. band and one of the few capable of producing multiple great albums. Not many acts can boast 9 albums in the BEA top 1000.
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Rating:  
90/100
From 06/13/2020 18:07
Great band I like them very much top 10 80s bands ever.
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85/100
From 02/17/2020 17:16
The first 'alternative' act to break into USA mainstream.
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