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The best album by R.E.M. is Automatic For The People which is ranked number 56 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 32,507.

R.E.M. is ranked number 23 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 82,759.

Members who like this artist also like: The Smiths, U2 and Pixies.

R.E.M. official website: http://remhq.com

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R.E.M. best albums

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

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,131 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:32,507
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,398 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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2.

MurmurUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1983Appears in:674 charts
Rank in 1983:1Rank Score:15,347
Rank in 1980s18Overall Rank:141
Average Rating:  83/100 (852 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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3.

DocumentUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1987Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 1987:6Rank Score:6,097
Rank in 1980s47Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  81/100 (542 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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4.

Lifes Rich PageantUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1986Appears in:298 charts
Rank in 1986:7Rank Score:5,450
Rank in 1980s57Overall Rank:413
Average Rating:  80/100 (442 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

Out Of TimeUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1991Appears in:368 charts
Rank in 1991:12Rank Score:5,043
Rank in 1990s86Overall Rank:435
Average Rating:  77/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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6.

ReckoningUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1984Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 1984:15Rank Score:3,843
Rank in 1980s80Overall Rank:557
Average Rating:  80/100 (365 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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7.

GreenUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1988Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 1988:10Rank Score:3,719
Rank in 1980s82Overall Rank:573
Average Rating:  77/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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New Adventures In Hi-FiUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1996Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 1996:13Rank Score:3,326
Rank in 1990s131Overall Rank:638
Average Rating:  77/100 (334 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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9.

MonsterUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1994Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1994:35Rank Score:1,970
Rank in 1990s228Overall Rank:1,020
Average Rating:  73/100 (326 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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10.

Fables Of The ReconstructionUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1985Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1985:15Rank Score:1,848
Rank in 1980s174Overall Rank:1,081
Average Rating:  76/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Overall band rank: 23

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. best tracks

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1.Losing My Religion
(from the album Out Of Time)
 91/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.Man On The Moon
(from the album Automatic For The People)
 90/100 (394 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
(from the album Document)
 90/100 (214 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Nightswimming
(from the album Automatic For The People)
 90/100 (355 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.The One I Love
(from the album Document)
 90/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.Everybody Hurts
(from the album Automatic For The People)
 90/100 (451 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.Fall On Me
(from the album Lifes Rich Pageant)
 89/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.Radio Free Europe
(from the album Murmur)
 89/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.Drive
(from the album Automatic For The People)
 88/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.Orange Crush
(from the album Green)
 88/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Find The River
(from the album Automatic For The People)
 88/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.E-Bow The Letter
(from the album New Adventures In Hi-Fi)
 87/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
(from the album Monster)
 87/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
(from the album Reckoning)
 87/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Perfect Circle
(from the album Murmur)
 87/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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16.(Don't Go Back To) Rockville
(from the album Reckoning)
 87/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Electrolite
(from the album New Adventures In Hi-Fi)
 87/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Losing My Religion
(from the album In Time: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988-2003)
 87/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Talk About The Passion
(from the album Murmur)
 87/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.Pilgrimage
(from the album Murmur)
 86/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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R.E.M. ratings

Average Rating: 
85/100 (from 247 votes)
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From rliberty 01/06/2017 16:02
The essential alternative band. I tend to prefer listening to their 80's material, but R.E.M. was a phenomenal band throughout their 30 year run.
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From sethmadsen 08/09/2016 04:25
One of the best discographies for a band at it for 30 years. Absolutely instrumental in the independent/alternative movement. They have that bitter-sweet, pop yet anti-social aesthetic that I absolutely adore.
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From Imaybeparanoid 03/25/2016 15:39
I compare them to the Kinks: great career but overshadowed by other bands of the same period.
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From buzzdainer 02/14/2016 03:06
Greatest band of the 1980s and early 1990s. Looking back, it's easy to forget how innovative and influential they were because so many other bands tried--and failed--to replicate their sound. This was the band that brought "alternative" into the mainstream.
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From Copeland 01/26/2016 05:12
One of the greatest bands of all time, at their best they write true classics, at their worst they're still interesting and atmospheric. Not many bands can boast consistency like that.
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75/100
From Space-Dementia 09/01/2015 15:58
I just can't get into them. I've listened to Automatic For the people at least four times, but I really don't see the big deal about it. Losing my Religion is a really good song, but overall they don't really impress me.
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From F1Aaron 01/19/2015 22:53
One of the best rock bands America's ever produced
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From makerofbuckets 12/23/2014 04:31
they better be in the top 20 soon.
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90/100
From Kuzh69 10/28/2014 00:36
One of the best bands for many, many , years.
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From BazGarner 03/27/2014 11:14
recorded some great songs but not my favourite type of music
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