R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX


R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX is a 2010 video album by R.E.M. recorded on March 13, 2008, 18 days before the release of their album Accelerate, for the television series Austin City Limits. The DVD released includes three songs not broadcast on the television program—"So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)", "Fall on Me", and "Imitation of Life"; the live performance also featured "Final Straw", "Walk Unafraid", and an alternate version of "Supernatural Superserious". The television broadcast aired on PBS starting March 24, 2008.

R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX
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ReleasedOctober 26, 2010 (2010-10-26)
RecordedMarch 13, 2008, Austin, Texas, United States
GenreAlternative rock
Length70:02
LanguageEnglish
LabelNew West
DirectorGary Menotti
R.E.M. chronology
This Is Not a Show
(2009)
R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX
(2010)
Collapse into Now
(2011)
R.E.M. live album chronology
Live at The Olympia
(2009)
R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX
(2010)
R.E.M. video chronology
Live at The Olympia
(2009)
R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX
(2010)
REMTV
(2014)

Track listing


All songs written by Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe, except where noted.

  1. "Living Well Is the Best Revenge" – 3:24
  2. "Man-Sized Wreath" – 3:01
  3. "Drive" (Bill Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe) – 5:04
  4. "So. Central Rain" (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe) – 3:39
  5. "Accelerate" – 3:47
  6. "Fall on Me" (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe) – 3:07
  7. "Hollow Man" – 3:20
  8. "Electrolite" (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe) – 4:55
  9. "Houston" – 3:07
  10. "Supernatural Superserious" – 3:32
  11. "Bad Day" (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe) – 4:40
  12. "Losing My Religion" (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe) – 4:46
  13. "I'm Gonna DJ" – 2:31
  14. "Horse to Water" – 3:38
  15. "Imitation of Life" – 5:21
  16. "Until the Day Is Done" – 5:40
  17. "Man on the Moon" (Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe) – 6:30

Tracks 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 16 all taken from Accelerate.

Reception


Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
DVD VerdictPositive[1]
PopMatters6/10[2]
Record Collector[3]
Sputnikmusic3.5/5[4]
Uncut[5]

The album received mixed and positive reviews.

Personnel


R.E.M.
Additional musicians

See also


References


  1. Gibron, Bill (2010-11-11). "DVD Verdict Review – REM: Live from Austin, Texas". DVD Verdict. Archived from the original on 2011-10-26. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  2. Garrat, John (2010-12-06). "'R.E.M.: Live from Austin, TX' May Not Be History in the Making, but It's Certainly Entertaining". PopMatters. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  3. Kennedy, Jake (January 2011). "REM – Live from Austin TX". Record Collector. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  4. Young, David James (2011-01-10). "R.E.M. R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX [DVD]". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  5. Mueller, Andy (December 2010), "Album Reviews", Uncut: 121