COLLAPSE INTO NOW OUT SPRING 2011
R.E.M. have revealed that
the title of their 15th studio album will be Collapse Into Now. The album will be released in
Spring 2011 by Warner Bros. Records.
The band re-teamed with Grammy Award-winning producer Jacknife Lee, who produced the band’s
acclaimed previous album Accelerate, to make Collapse Into Now. R.E.M. and Lee recorded the
album in New Orleans at the Music Shed and in Berlin at the famed Hansa Studios. Additional recording and mixing
were done at the venerable Blackbird Studio in Nashville.
In an interview with Spin, Mike Mills revealed that three
of the twelve tracks off the upcoming album will feature Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith and
Peaches. Vedder sings on "It Happened Today," Patti Smith lends her vocals to "Blue," and Peaches guests
on an unnamed track.
[Published on: 11/5/10]