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ToddW.Oct 31, 2007This one hurts. R.E.M. is my favorite band of the last 25-plus years, and to hear an unadulterated piece of crap live album like this when they've got so much more to offer is a shame. Both on me and on them. They've never really released a proper live album, and to come out with an offering that extols their latter day work is either telling their fans that they really don't care or it's a holiday rush job from their management. Either way, it stinks. They could have really done something radical with a live album - after all, they've got almost 30 years of shows in the can - but they choose the easy way out. I kept hoping all of the rock-n-roll prognosticators who foretold the death knell of this once great American band were wrong. With this, I feel they've got their finger on R.E.M.'s pulse. And it's weak.… Expand
RLBNov 3, 2007Why a live CD now, and why another DVD? "Road Movie" and "Perfect Square" satisfied my requirement for live REM many times over! And there's nothing monumental here, the best selections being the ones originally out before '87.