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R.E.M. – Shiny, Happy People

Posted in 1991, Cheesy Songs, Michael Stipe, R.E.M. on August 29, 2007 by pelicancup

Shiny Happy People was a popular song on the radio, but it was the cheesiest song R.E.M. every wrote. It was reported that Michael Stipe hated the song and did not include it on their 2003 “best of” album. Oh well, it was a hit in 1991, so here it is for all you shiny, happy people out there. Enjoy!

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R.E.M. – Losing My Religion

Posted in #1 Mainstream Rock Charts, #1 Modern Rock Charts, 1991, MTV Video Award Winner, R.E.M. on July 1, 2007 by pelicancup

Losing my Religion was off R.E.M.’s 1991 Out of Time album, which was the band’s international breakthrough album. The song won the 1991 Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and the song won almost every video music award available at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards taking home Best Video of the Year, Best Group Video of the Year, Best Breakthrough Video, Best Art Direction in a Video, Best Director of a Video and Best Editing of a Video. Enjoy!

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