Songs of the R E-M

I’ve Been High – R. E. M

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have not, will travel. have I missed the big reveal? do my eyes do my eyes seem empty? I’ve forgotten how this feels. I’ve been high I’ve climbed so

Sad Professor – R. E. M

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If we’re talking about love Then I have to tell you Dear readers, I’m not sure where I’m headed I’ve gotten lost before I’ve woke up stone drunk Face

Fall On Me – R. E. M

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There’s a problem, feathers iron Bargain buildings, weights and pullies Feathers hit the ground before the weight can leave the air Buy the sky and sell the sky and

Be Mine – R. E. M

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(“;A speed zone up here too”;) I never thought of this as funny It speaks another world to me I wanna be your Easter bunny I wanna be your

Disturbance At The Heron House – R. E. M

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“;They’re going wild,”; the call came in At early morning pre-dawn, then “;The followers of chaos out of control They’re numbering the monkeys The monkeys and the monkeys,”; The

Green Grow The Rushes – R. E. M

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The wheelbarrow’s fallen Look at my hands They’ve found some surplus, cheaper hands Rubbing palms and pick and choose, Who will they choose? Here is the news Look at

Star 69 – R. E. M

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You don’t have to take the bar exam to see What you’ve done is ignoramus 103 What’ve I got to hang my hat on You don’t have a pot

9-9 – R. E. M

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(chorus 1)Steady repetition is a compulsion mutually reenforced Now what does that mean? Is there a just contradiction? Nothing much Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray

Man Sized Wreath – R. E. M

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A pageantry of empty gestures all lined up for me – wow! I’d have thought by now we would be ready to proceed But a tearful hymn to tug

I Believe – R. E. M

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When I was young and full of grace And spirited – a rattlesnake When I was young and fever fell My spirit, I will not tell You’re on your

The Ascent Of Man – R. E. M

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I’m stronger when I don’t attract In your eyes I’m a lamb without a rack And I am getting confused I’m a cactus trying to be a canoe As

Hope – R. E. M

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You want to go out Friday And you want to go forever You know that sounds childish That you’ve dreamt of alligators You hope that we are with you

West Of The Fields – R. E. M

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Long gone, intuition to assume are gone when we try Dream of a living jungle in my way back home when we die (chorus) West of the fields, west

Bittersweet Me – R. E. M

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I move across, innocence lost All flashing pulsar I move across the earth in my new pattern shirt I pass satellites “;You’re so bitter,”; your complaint I can’t give

Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars) – R. E. M

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There’s a secret stigma, reaping wheel Diminish, a carnival of sorts Chronic town, poster torn, reaping wheel Stranger, stranger to these parts (chorus) Gentlemen don’t get caught, cages under

The Wrong Child – R. E. M

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I’ve watched the children come and go A late long march into spring I sit and watch those children Jump in the tall grass Leap the sprinkler Walk in

Feeling Gravity’s Pull – R. E. M

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I fell asleep and read just about every paragraph Read the scene where gravity is pulling me around Peel back the mountains peel back the sky Stomp gravity into

Leave – R. E. M

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Nothing could be bring me near Where is the road I follow? to leave, leave It’s under, under, under my feet The sea spread out there before me where

Losing My Religion – R. E. M

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Life is bigger It’s bigger than you And you are not me The lengths that I will go to The distance in your eyes Oh no, I’ve said too

Southern Central Rain (I’m Sorry) – R. E. M

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Did you never call? I waited for your call These rivers of suggestion are driving me away The trees will bend, the cities wash away The city on the

Just A Touch – R. E. M

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Well, what in the world? Women in black Don’t you remember send us back A day in the life well nobody laughed Look to the days how long can

Bang And Blame – R. E. M

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If you could see yourself now, baby It’s not my fault You used to be so in control You’re going to roll right over this one Just roll me

Animal – R. E. M

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Tell me how to feel? I know where we boomeranged and fell from grace. Point me to the stars I’m up for the chase. I know where we fell

Man On The Moon – R. E. M

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Mott the Hoople and the Game of Life. Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Andy Kaufman in the wrestling match. Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Monopoly, twenty one, checkers, and chess. Yeah,

The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite – R. E. M

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This here is the place I will be staying There isn’t a number. You can call the pay phone Let it ring a long, long, long, long time If

Electron Blue – R. E. M

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The light has started to fade Your high is timed, you found the climb It’s hard to focus on more than what’s in front of you Electron Blue Adventure

You’re In The Air – R. E. M

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You wanted a challenge that’s calling you higher I landed on my feet by crawling I remember standing alone trying to forget you idling I hate to admit that

7 Chinese Brothers – R. E. M

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(chorus 1)This mellow, sweet, short-haired boy, woman offers pull up a seat Take in one symphony now, we’ve just begun to battle Wrap your heel in bones of steel,

Orange Crush – R. E. M

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(chorus 1)Follow me, don’t follow me I’ve got my spine, I’ve got my orange crush Collar me, don’t collar me I’ve got my spine, I’ve got my orange crush

Imitation Of Life – R. E. M

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water hyacinth, named by a poet. imitation of life like a koi in a frozen pond like a goldfish in a bowl I dont want to hear you cry