Vancouver Rehearsal Tapes

Vancouver Rehearsal Tapes is an EP released by the American rock band R.E.M. on October 14, 2003. The band recorded several songs in Vancouver on May 10, 2003 as a warm-up for their tour promoting In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988–2003. It was only available through the Apple iTunes shop, as with the later releases iTunes Originals – R.E.M. and Live from London.

Vancouver Rehearsal Tapes
Live album by
ReleasedOctober 14, 2003 (2003-10-14)
RecordedMay 10, 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
GenreAlternative rock
R.E.M. chronology
Vancouver Rehearsal Tapes
In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988–2003
R.E.M. live albums chronology
Road Movie
Vancouver Rehearsal Tapes
Perfect Square

Track listing

All songs written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe except where noted:

  1. "Maps and Legends" – 3:18 (originally from Fables of the Reconstruction)
  2. "Tongue" – 3:51 (originally from Monster)
  3. "Little America" – 2:59 (originally from Reckoning)
  4. "So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)" – 3:28 (originally from Reckoning)
  5. "Imitation of Life" – 3:50 (originally from Reveal, written by Buck, Mills, and Stipe)