Who did the original Everybody Hurts?

“Everybody Hurts” is a song by American rock band R.E.M., originally released on the band’s 1992 album Automatic for the People and also released as a single in April 1993.

What does R.E.M. stand for band?

rapid eye movement
R.E.M., named for a dream-state condition (rapid eye movement), formed in 1980 in Athens, Georgia, a university town about 65 miles (105 km) northeast of Atlanta that was already internationally noted for its local pop scene by the time R.E.M. released Chronic Town, its 1982 debut extended-play recording.

When did everybody hurts come out?

Everybody Hurts/Released

Who wrote the lyrics to Everybody Hurts?

Michael Stipe
Bill BerryMike MillsPeter Buck
Everybody Hurts/Composers

Who is the girl singing in shiny happy people?

Shiny Happy People/Artists
“Shiny Happy People” is a song by the band R.E.M. It appeared on their 1991 album Out of Time, and was released as a single in the same year. The song features guest vocals by Kate Pierson of fellow Athens band the B-52’s, who also appears in the music video.

Are REM still friends?

R.E.M. split up in 2011 “As lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band,” read an announcement on the group’s website (via Rolling Stone). “We walk away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment at all we have accomplished.” But why?

Are R.E.M. still friends?

When did REM break up?

R.E.M. split up in 2011 In March 2011, R.E.M. released its fifteenth studio album, Collapse into Now. Just six months later, the band announced that it was unequivocally, absolutely, and completely done.

Who left REM?

drummer Bill Berry
30, 1997 that drummer Bill Berry was leaving the group, it was a little different. Long-running fans of the alternative rockers took the news hard. After all, R.E.M. were a democratic unit, who had maintained order by remaining friends as their band became more and more popular in the late ’80s and early ’90s.

When did the song Everybody Hurts come out?

Everybody Hurts/Released
R.E.M.’s Automatic For The People was one of the American band’s biggest ever albums upon its release in 1992. When the song Everybody Hurts was issued as a single in April 1993, the beautiful track offered a note of hope in a world of despair.

What is the frequency Kenneth story?

“What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?” is a song by American alternative rock band R.E.M. from their ninth studio album, Monster (1994). The song’s title refers to an incident in New York City in 1986, when two then-unknown assailants attacked journalist Dan Rather, while repeating “Kenneth, what is the frequency?”.

When did Everybody Hurts by the people come out?

The song was placed on R.E.M.’s Warner Bros. “best of” album In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988–2003 in 2003. It was one of four songs from Automatic for the People to make the compilation, more than from any other album.

What’s the meaning of the song Everybody Hurts?

Cobain and Stipe were very close, and Stipe was one of the last people to talk to Kurt and try to help him. But it is said when Cobain killed himself he was listening to this song. They don’t know for sure, but when investigators found his body R.E.M. was still playing on his stereo…..Just some info for ya.

What is the meaning of Everybody Hurts by R.E.M?

But apparently R.E.M. wanted young listeners in particular who may be suffering from serious depression to identify with the song and take a different route as opposed to possibly self-harm. And the argument the band uses is that “everybody hurts”. In other words, the targeted audience is not alone in their suffering.

Who is the lead singer of Everybody Hurts?

Michael Stipe, who sings this track, has stated that “people” have told him directly that it has saved lives. Indeed “Everybody Hurts” has been recognized by some organizations which encourage suicide prevention based on its message. John Paul Jones, of rock band Led Zeppelin, wrote the song’s string arrangement.