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R.E.M. is known to many as one of the first and best alternative rock bands. List of the best R.E.M. albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This R.E.M. discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top R.E.M. albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included R.E.M. singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest R.E.M. album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite R.E.M. album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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Automatic for the People is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Automatic for the People 1992

 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

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Murmur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Murmur 1983

1. Radio Free Europe
2. Pilgrimage
3. Laughing
4. Talk About the Passion
5. Moral Kiosk
6. Perfect Circle
7. Catapult
8. Sitting Still
9. 9–9
10. Shaking Through
11. We Talk
12. West of the Fields

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25 9
Document is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Document 1987

1. Finest Worksong
2. Welcome To The Occupation
3. Exhuming McCarthy
4. Disturbance At The Heron House
5. Strange
6. Its The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
7. The One I Love
8. Fireplace
9. Lightnin’ Hopkins
10. King Of Birds
11. “Oddfellows Local 151”

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Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Reckoning 1984

1. Harborcoat
2. 7 Chinese Bros.
3. So. Central Rain
4. Pretty Persuasion
5. Time After Time (Annelise)
6. Second Guessing
7. Letter Never Sent
8. Camera
9. (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
10. Little America

5
24 9
Fables of the Reconstruction is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Fables of the Reconstruction 1985

1. Feeling Gravity's Pull
2. Maps and Legends
3. Driver 8
4. Life and How to Live It
5. Old Man Kinsey
6. Can't Get There from Here
7. Green Grow the Rushes
8. Kohoutek
9. Auctioneer (Another Engine)
10. Good Advices
11. Wendell Gee

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23 9
Lifes Rich Pageant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Lifes Rich Pageant 1986

1. Begin The Begin
2. These Days
3. Fall On Me
4. Cuyahoga
5. Hyena
6. Underneath The Bunker
7. The Flowers Of Guatemala
8. I Believe
9 .What If We Give It Away?
10. Just A Touch
11. Swan Swan H
12. Superman

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22 9
Monster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Monster 1994

1. What's the Frequency, Kenneth?
2. Crush with Eyeliner
3. King of Comedy
4. I Don't Sleep, I Dream
5. Star 69
6. Strange Currencies
7. Tongue
8. Bang and Blame
9. I Took Your Name
10. Let Me In
11. Circus Envy
12. You

8
27 14
Out of Time is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Out of Time 1991

 1. Radio Song
 2. Losing My Religion
 3. Low
 4. Near Wild Heaven
 5. Endgame
 6. Shiny Happy People
 7. Belong
 8. Half A World Away
 9. Texarkana
 10. Country Feedback
 11. Me In Honey

9
20 8
New Adventures in Hi-Fi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
New Adventures in Hi-Fi 1996

1. How The West Was Won And Where It Got Us
2. The Wake-Up Bomb
3. New Test Leper
4. Undertow
5. E-Bow the Letter
6. Leave
7. Departure
8. Bittersweet Me
9. Be Mine
10. Binky the Doormat
11. Zither
12. So Fast, So Numb
13. Low Desert
14. Electrolite

10
26 14
Green is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Green 1988

1. Pop Song 89
2. Get Up
3. You Are The Everything
4. Stand
5. World Leader Pretend
6. The Wrong Child3:35
7. Orange Crush
8. Turn You Inside Out
9. Hairshirt
10. I Remember California
11. Untitled

11
17 8
Reveal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Reveal 2001

1. The Lifting
2. I've Been High
3. All the Way to Reno
4. She Just Wants to Be
5. Disappear
6. Saturn Return
7. Beat a Drum
8. Imitation of Life
9. Summer Turns to High
10. Chorus and the Ring
11. I'll Take the Rain
12. Beachball

12
14 8
Accelerate is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Accelerate 2008

1. Living Well Is the Best Revenge
2. Man-Sized Wreath
3. Supernatural Superserious
4. Hollow Man
5. Houston
6. Accelerate
7. Until the Day Is Done
8. Mr. Richards
9. Sing for the Submarine
10. Horse to Water
11. I'm Gonna DJ

13
13 8
Up is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Up 1998

 1. Airportman
 2. Lotus
 3. Suspicion
 4. Hope
 5. At My Most Beautiful
 6. The Apologist
 7. Sad Professor
 8. You're In the Air
 9. Walk Unafraid
 10. Why Not Smile
 11. Daysleeper
 12. Diminished
 13. Parakeet
 14. Falls To Climb

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11 9
Collapse Into Now is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time
Collapse Into Now 2011

1. Discoverer
2. All the Best
3. Überlin
4. Oh My Heart
5. It Happened Today
6. Every Day Is Yours to Win
7. Mine Smells Like Honey
8. Walk It Back
9. Alligator_Aviator_Autopilot_Antimatter
10. That Someone Is You
11. Me, Marlon Brando, Marlon Brando and I
12. Blue

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Around the Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R.E.M. Albums of All Time