Surprise Your Pig: A Tribute to R.E.M.


Surprise Your Pig: A Tribute to R.E.M. is a tribute album of the songs of R.E.M. released in 1992. The title comes from a misunderstood exchange between Jefferson Holt and Mike Mills.

Surprise Your Pig: A Tribute to R.E.M.
Compilation album by
various artists
ReleasedJune 22, 1992 (1992-06-22)
GenreAlternative rock
Length62:05
LanguageEnglish
LabelStaplegun
ProducerMitch Easter, various others
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Track listing


All songs written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe

  1. "Radio Free Europe" by Just Say No – 3:10
  2. "1,000,000" by Band of Susans – 4:25
  3. "Stumble" by Gumball – 6:19
  4. "We Walk" by Steel Pole Bath Tub – 3:40
  5. "Talk About the Passion" by Samson & The Philistines – 4:07
  6. "Pretty Persuasion" by Jawbreaker – 5:35
  7. "(Don't Go Back To) Rockville" by J Church – 3:40
  8. "Feeling Gravitys Pull" by Phleg Camp – 3:03
  9. "Cant Get There from Here" by The Mr. T Experience – 2:50
  10. "Good Advices" by Flor de Mal – 3:06
  11. "Bandwagon" by The Punch Line – 2:19
  12. "I Believe" by When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water – 2:39
  13. "It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" by Vic Chesnutt – 4:04
  14. "Get Up" by King Missile – 2:31
  15. "Losing My Religion" by Tesco Vee's Hate Police – 3:05
  16. "Low" by Jawbox – 4:08
  17. "Shiny Happy People" by Mitch Easter – 3:28

Release history


Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1992-06-22 Staplegun Compact Disc SG-001 CD

See also