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R.E.M. - Reckoning flac album
  • Performer R.E.M.
  • Title Reckoning
  • Country US
  • Style Alternative Rock, Pop Rock, Indie Rock
  • Other formats RA ASF MOD AAC AA APE DTS
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1823 mb
  • Size FLAC 1385 mb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 241

Reckoning is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band . released on April 9, 1984 by . Produced by Mitch Easter and Don Dixon, the album was recorded at Reflection Sound Studio in Charlotte, North Carolina, over 16 days in December 1983 and January 1984. Dixon and Easter intended to capture the sound of . s live performances, and used binaural recording on several tracks.

abandoned the enigmatic post-punk experiments of Murmur for their second album, Reckoning, returning to their garage pop origins instead. Opening with the ringing "Harborcoat," Reckoning runs through a set of ten jangle pop songs that are different not only in sound but in style from the debut. Where Murmur was enigmatic in its sound, Reckoning is clear, which doesn't necessarily mean that the songs themselves are straightforward. Michael Stipe continues to sing powerful melodies without enunciating, but the band has a propulsive kick that makes the music vital and alive.

Reckoning is the second album by . Released in 1984 on . Records, the album received widespread critical acclaim at the time of its release and continues to be considered one of the best examples of early alternative rock. The album was recorded at Reflection Sound Studio in Charlotte, North Carolina, over the course of just 16 days. It was produced by Don Dixon and Mitch Easter, who had both helped produce . s first album, Murmur. The album is notably darker in sound and subject matter than Murmur. Recurring lyrical themes include loss, bereavement, and water. The two singles released from the album were So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) and (Don’t Go Back To) Rockville. Both songs had been a part of . s live shows for years, but were finally recorded for the record.

Published by Night Garden Music (BMI), a division of . Athens Ltd. Administered in this world by Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI). Inc. Manufactured and distributed by A&M Records, Inc. Printed in the .

Reckoning is the second album by the American alternative rock band . released in 1984 by . Produced by Mitch Easter and Don Dixon, the album was recorded at Reflection Sound Studio in Charlotte, North Carolina over 16 days in December 1983 and January 1984.

This transcription in E won't go along much with the album unless you tune down. {intro E G A, Asus2}. C E A B They crowded up together with their noses worn off C E A B A handshake is worthy it's all that you've got C E A B Metal shoes on wood it pushed her right back. C E A B There's a splinter in her eye and it reads react /. F G x 3 F.same as before} They shifted the statues for harboring ghosts Redden their necks color their clothes Then we danced She gathered the corners and called it her gown.

There next album is Reckoning which is there sophomore album and I would like to say that they avoid the sophomore slump. The thing that makes this album a cut above all other . album I own has at least one weak track, but Reckoning has no weak tracks.

How ‘Reckoning’ Surpassed All Expectations For . looked to record the follow-up to ‘Murmur’, the bar set for their second album ‘Reckoning’ was already exceedingly high. Published on. October 10, 2017. the frenetic touring of 1983 continued unabated after the release of Reckoning. The band’s second tour of duty in small-scale UK and European clubs was already underway when Reckoning was released, and, during the summer and early autumn of ’84, their Little America tour of the US saw them stepping up to larger auditoriums such as LA’s Hollywood Palladium and San Francisco’s Warfield Theatre, in California, and to New York’s.

I prefer the work REM did while on the IRS label.

Pretty Persuasion, 03:53. Time After Time (Annelise), 03:33. Unfortunately, the station stopped broadcasting. Perhaps, this is a temporary station problem. You can leave your e-mail and we will let you know when the broadcast of the station will be online again: Or listen to the other country dec name stations.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Harborcoat 3:51
2 7 Chinese Bros. 4:15
3 So. Central Rain 3:11
4 Pretty Persuasion 3:53
5 Time After Time (AnnElise) 3:39
6 Second Guessing 2:50
7 Letter Never Sent 2:57
8 Camera 5:51
9 (Don't Go Back To) Rockville 4:34
10 Little America 2:56
11 Wind Out (With Friends)
Backing Vocals – Bertis Downs IV, Jefferson HoltWritten-By – Ayers*
12 Pretty Persuasion (Live In Studio) 4:01
13 White Tornado (Live In Studio) 1:51
14 Tighten Up
Keyboards – Mitch EasterWritten-By – Archie Bell, Billy Buttier
15 Moon River
Written-By – Henry Mancini, John Mercer*

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – I.R.S. Records
  • Copyright (c) – I.R.S. Records
  • Licensed To – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – EMI Music Group Australasia
  • Distributed By – EMI Music Group Australasia
  • Recorded At – Reflection Sound Studios
  • Pressed By – Digital Audio Technologies Australia


  • Artwork – Howard Finster*
  • Bass, Vocals – Mike Mills
  • Drums, Vocals – Bill Berry
  • Guitar – Peter Buck
  • Lead Vocals – Michael Stipe
  • Photography By – Ed Colver
  • Producer, Engineer [Machinist] – Don Dixon (tracks: 1 to 10), Mitch Easter (tracks: 1 to 10)
  • Reissue Producer – Sig Sigworth
  • Written-By – Berry* (tracks: 1 to 13), Stipe* (tracks: 1 to 13), Mills* (tracks: 1 to 13), Buck* (tracks: 1 to 13)


Tracks 1 to 10 were originally released in 1984.
Recorded at Reflection Sound, Charlotte, NC.

Tracks 11 to 15 are bonus tracks and were not produced:
Tracks 11 and 13 were recorded live to two track.
Tracks 12, 14, and 15 were recorded live to track February 17, 1983.
Track 14 was originally released as a free flexi disc with "Bucketful Of Brains" magazine, February 1985.

Track 8 has a 30-second untitled jam that plays after "Camera". Actual track time for "Camera" as listed on the release is 5:21. All other track times are as listed on release.

This compilation ℗ & © 1992 I.R.S. Records
under exclusive license to EMI Records Ltd.
Manufactured and Distributed by the EMI Music Group Australasia.
Printed in Australia.

The logo for Digital Audio Technologies Australia appears on the disc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 077771315923
  • Matrix / Runout: 7131592 A E1
  • Other (Manufacturing/SID Code): D.A.T.A. IFPIL311
  • Label Code: LC 7283
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP70044, SP-70044 R.E.M. Reckoning ‎(LP, Album, (B)) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records SP70044, SP-70044 US 1984
MG 1179 R.E.M. Reckoning ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) MG Records MG 1179 Poland 1991
TOCP-53567, 7 13159 2 R.E.M. Reckoning = 夢の肖像 ‎(CD, Album, RE) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records TOCP-53567, 7 13159 2 Japan 2011
SP70044, SP-70044 R.E.M. Reckoning ‎(LP, Album, Pur) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records SP70044, SP-70044 US 1984
IRSA 7045, SP70044 R.E.M. Reckoning ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records IRSA 7045, SP70044 UK & Ireland 1984