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R.E.M. Share Previously Unreleased Demo “Devil Rides Backwards”

Automatic For the People 25th Anniversary Edition Due Out November 10 via Craft Recordings

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R.E.M. are releasing a 25th anniversary reissue of their classic 1992 album Automatic For the People. It’s due out November 20 via Craft Recordings. It has 20 never-before-heard demos from the recording sessions for the album, including “Mike’s Pop Song,” a fully realized unreleased track that we previously posted. The band have now shared the previously unreleased demo from the sessions, “Devil Rides Backwards.” Listen to it below, followed by the reissue’s tracklist again. The band’s Mike Mills reflected on the album in a press release: “I think it’s our most cohesive record…. It’s the strongest from first to last.”

Automatic For the People 25th Anniversary Edition Tracklist:

Disc 1 - Automatic For the People

1. Drive
2. Try Not to Breathe
3. The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
4. Everybody Hurts
5. New Orleans Instrumental No. 1
6. Sweetness Follows
7. Monty Got A Raw Deal
8. Ignoreland
9. Star Me Kitten
10. Man on the Moon
11. Nightswimming
12. Find the River

Disc 2 - Live At the 40 Watt Club

1. Drive
2. Monty Got A Raw Deal
3. Everybody Hurts
4. Man On The Moon
5. Losing My Religion
6. Country Feedback
7. Begin The Begin
8. Fall On Me
9. Me In Honey
10. Finest Worksong
11. Love Is All Around
12. Funtime
13. Radio Free Europe

Disc 3 - Automatic For the People Demos

1. Drive (demo)
2. Wake Her Up (demo)
3. Mike’s Pop Song (demo)
4. C to D Slide 13 (demo)
5. Cello Scud (demo)
6. 10K Minimal (demo)
7. Peter’s New Song (demo)
8. Eastern 983111 (demo)
9. Bill’s Acoustic (demo)
10. Arabic Feedback (demo)
11. Howler Monkey (demo)
12. Pakiderm (demo)
13. Afterthought (demo)
14. Bazouki Song (demo)
15. Photograph (demo)
16. Michael’s Organ (demo)
17. Pete’s Acoustic Idea (demo)
18. 6-8 Passion & Voc (demo)
19. Hey Love [Mike voc] (demo)
20. Devil Rides Backwards (demo)

Disc 4 - Automatic For the People Blu-Ray

1. Automatic For The People (+ bonus track: Photograph) mixed in Dolby Atmos
2. Automatic For The People (+ bonus track: Photograph) Hi-Resolution Audio
3. Drive (music video)
4. The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite (music video)
5. Everybody Hurts (music video)
6. Man On The Moon (music video)
7. Nightswimming (music video: British version)
8. Find The River (music video)
9. Nightswimming (music video: R version)
10. Automatic Press Kit

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