1994-95

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February 1994 – ‘No Alternative’, Polygram Video, USA
notes: Matthew Sweet introduces Michael Stipe & Jim McKay’s contribution to the ‘No Alternative’ project


Unknown Date 1994 – ‘MTV News’, MTV Europe
notes: ‘Monster’ album title announcement


Unknown Date 1994 – ‘Monster’ Official Press Kit [Promotional EPK]
notes: Video conversion of what appeared on the 1994 promo-only Macintosh compatible ‘interactive’ 3.5″ disk given exclusively to industry and media to promote the ‘Monster’ album


September 1994 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, USA
notes: ‘Monster’ 1995 tour announcement


2 October 1994 – ‘R.E.M. The Hits Weekend’, MTV, UK
notes: Interview segments with the band introducing their own videos


6 October 1994 – ‘Newsnight’, TV2, TVNZ, New Zealand
notes: Interview with the band on the release of Monster in New Zealand (interview footage conducted at Luttrellstown Castle, near Dublin, Ireland in September 1994). Presented by Marcus Lush
Thanks to Chris H for allowing us to use this video here


November 1994 – Performing Arts Center, Gwinnett Civic And Cultural Center, Duluth, GA
set: Losing My Religion [1] / Losing My Religion [2] / Star 69 / With A Girl Like You [snippet] / Man On The Moon / Tongue / Begin The Begin [cut] / Orange Crush [cut]
notes: Rehearsals for ‘Saturday Night Live’ & upcoming ’95 Tour with Scott McCaughey & Nathan December. Parts are filmed for ‘Rough Cut’
Thanks to Mike Ziegler for allowing us to use this video here


12 November 1994 – ‘Saturday Night Live’, NBC, Studio 8H, NBC Studios, GE Building, New York, NY
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Bang And Blame / I Don’t Sleep, I Dream


December 1994 – ‘MTV Year In Rock’, MTV, USA
notes: Short feature surrounding the release of ‘Monster’


January 1995 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, New York City, New York, USA
notes: Live news special, with interview with R.E.M. by Tabitha Soren at Los Angeles International Airport prior to leaving for Australia


January 1995 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, New York City, New York, USA
notes: News report surrounding R.E.M.’s arrival in Australia, with interviews & live footage from the 13 January 1995 Perth show


13 January 1995 -‘A Current Affair – Summer Edition’, Australia
notes: News feature with Mike Mills & Michael Stipe interviews & clips


13 January 1995 – Perth Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Drive / Circus Envy / Me In Honey / Strange Currencies / I Don’t Sleep, I Dream / Try Not To Breathe / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Half A World Away / Country Feedback / Losing My Religion / Crush With Eyeliner / You / Pop Song 89 / Star Me Kitten / For The Love Of Money – King Of Comedy / Star 69 / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Bang And Blame / I Took Your Name / Get Up


14 January 1995 – Perth Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia
set: I Took Your Name / Circus Envy / Crush With Eyeliner / For The Love Of Money – King Of Comedy / Turn You Inside-Out / Me In Honey / Near Wild Heaven / Revolution / Try Not To Breathe / I Don’t Sleep, I Dream / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Fretless / Monty Got A Raw Deal / Losing My Religion / You / Begin The Begin / Star 69 / Get Up / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Bang And Blame / Wichita Lineman / Finest Worksong


26 January 1995 – ‘Holmes’, TV1, TVNZ, New Zealand
notes: Interview with Michael Stipe by Jim Mora, conducted at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Sydney, Australia on 18 January 1995, featuring footage from the Sydney Entertainment Centre on 18 January 1995. Hosted by Susan Wood.
Thanks to Chris H for allowing us to use this video here


January 1995 – TV2, TVNZ, New Zealand
notes: Concert promo for the 28 January 1995 show at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
Thanks to Chris H for allowing us to use this video here


February 1995 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, New York City, New York, USA
notes: News report surrounding R.E.M.’s gigs in South East Asia. Featuring interview footage with Michael Stipe & Mike Mills, with live clips from the 7 February 1995 Singapore Indoor Stadium show


13 February 1995 – ‘Rough Cut’
notes: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris directed official documentary – featuring footage from the 1994 tour rehearsals, preparations & ‘Monster’ promo stint


17 February 1995 – ‘MTV News’, London, England
notes: Interview with Buck & Stipe, with live clips from the 17 February 1995 Madrid show


18 February 1995 – ‘BRIT Awards’, Alexandra Palace, London
notes: R.E.M. win the Best International Group award, introduced by Des’ree, & presented by Billy Bragg


22 February 1995 – Palaeur, Rome, Italy
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? (aborted) / (blackout) / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? (take 2 halfway through) / Crush With Eyeliner / Circus Envy / Drive / Me In Honey / You / Monty Got A Raw Deal / King Of Comedy / Try Not To Breathe / Revolution / I Don’t Sleep, I Dream / Tongue / Man On The Moon (aborted) / (blackout) / Instrumental / Man On The Moon (take 2) / Country Feedback / Losing My Religion / Departure / Star Me Kitten / Finest Worksong / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Winter (a capella) / Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Pop Song 89 / Bang And Blame / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


26 February 1995 – Forum Di Assago, Milan, Italy
set: Circus Envy / I Took Your Name / Drive / Turn You Inside-Out / King Of Comedy / Pop Song 89 / I Don’t Sleep, I Dream / Crush With Eyeliner / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Monty Got A Raw Deal / Country Feedback / Try Not To Breathe / Losing My Religion / Departure / Star Me Kitten / Orange Crush / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Bang And Blame / Its The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


March 1995 – ‘MTV News’, MTV, USA
notes: News brief surrounding cancellation of the European leg of the ‘Monster’ tour due to Bill’s illness


31 March 1995 -‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast’, Cartoon Network, USA
notes: Interview with Michael Stipe


April 1995 – ‘Around & Around’, VH-1, England
notes: R.E.M. feature


14 June 1995 – ‘Fax’, MuchMusic, Toronto, Canada
notes: News report surrounding tour including clips from 13 June 1995 Toronto show


20 June 1995 – Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / I Took Your Name / Drive / Try Not To Breathe / Crush With Eyeliner / Bang And Blame / Undertow / Welcome To The Occupation / Circus Envy / Strange Currencies / Revolution / I Don’t Sleep, I Dream / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / Half A World Away / Losing My Religion / Pop Song 89 / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Finest Worksong / Departure / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


23 June 1995 – ‘Late Show With David Letterman’, CBS, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? (w/ Dan Rather)
notes: Clip recorded at at soundcheck 22 June 1995 at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY


23 June 1995 – ‘Late Show With David Letterman’, CBS, Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY
notes: ‘Crush With Eyeliner’ live


23 June 1995 – Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
set: I Took Your Name / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Circus Envy / Turn You Inside-Out / Crush With Eyeliner / Try Not To Breathe / Undertow / Welcome To The Occupation / Bang And Blame / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / Half A World Away / Losing My Religion / Orange Crush / Finest Worksong / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) / Departure / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


24 June 1995 – Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
set: Crush With Eyeliner / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Turn You Inside-Out / Disturbance At The Heron House / Try Not To Breathe / You / Undertow (aborted) / Undertow (aborted) / Undertow / I Took Your Name / Near Wild Heaven / Bang And Blame / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / Losing My Religion / Pop Song 89 / Finest Worksong / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Fall On Me / Departure / The Beat Goes On / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


29 June 1995 – Orange Stage, Roskilde Festival 95, Festivalpladsen, Roskilde, Denmark
(Incomplete) set: Departure / Pop Song 89 / Finest Worksong / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


29 June 1995 – Orange Stage, Roskilde Festival 95, Festivalpladsen, Roskilde, Denmark
notes: Michael Stipe interview, including ‘What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?’ live


22 July 1995 – Slane Castle, Slane, Ireland
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Drive / Try Not To Breathe / Bang And Blame / Undertow / I Took Your Name / I Don’t Sleep, I Dream / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / Losing My Religion / Pop Song 89 / Finest Worksong / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) / Departure / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


23 July 1995 – National Stadium, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Drive / Turn You Inside-Out / Try Not To Breathe / Bang And Blame / Undertow / Welcome To The Occupation / I Took Your Name / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / Half A World Away / Losing My Religion / Pop Song 89 / Finest Worksong / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) / Departure / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
Thanks to Marcus Slade for allowing us to use this video here


6 August 1995 – Stadio Cabali, Catania, Sicily, Italy
notes: ‘What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?’ live


6 August 1995 – Stadio Cibali, Catania, Sicily, Italy
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Drive / Disturbance At The Heron House / Try Not To Breathe / The Wake-Up Bomb / Bang And Blame / Undertow / I Took Your Name / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / Half A World Away / Losing My Religion / Departure / Finest Worksong / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Fall On Me / Pop Song 89 / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


7 September 1995 – ‘Opening Act’, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
notes: Pre-show interview


7 September 1995 – MTV Video Music Awards, Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
set:  The Wake-Up Bomb


7 September 1995 – MTV Video Music Awards, Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
notes: Introduced by Drew Barrymore, R.E.M. are presented with the ‘Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award’


7 September 1995 – MTV Video Music Awards, Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
notes: Post-show interview


5 October 1995 – ‘Good Morning America’, ABC, USA
notes: Interviews with R.E.M. & news report surrounding the final leg of the ‘Monster’ 1995 World Tour


7 October 1995 – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
set: Pop Song 89 / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Drive / Try Not To Breathe / The Wake-Up Bomb / Binky The Doormat / Losing My Religion / Bang And Blame / Undertow / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / The One I Love / Orange Crush / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Java – Band Intro / So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) / Departure / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


12 October 1995 – CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA
set: Pop Song 89 / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Drive / Try Not To Breathe / The Wake-Up Bomb / Binky The Doormat / Losing My Religion / Bang And Blame / Undertow / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / The One I Love / Orange Crush / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Java – Band Intro / Begin The Begin / Departure / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


13 October 1995 – CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA
set: I Took Your Name / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Welcome To The Occupation / The Wake-Up Bomb / Binky The Doormat / Losing My Religion / Begin The Begin / Undertow / Bang And Blame / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / The One I Love / Pop Song 89 / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Java – Band Intro / Wicked Game / So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) / Departure / You Just Have To Be Crazy – It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


14 October 1995 – CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA
set: What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Drive / I Took Your Name / The Wake-Up Bomb / Binky The Doormat / Losing My Religion / Bang And Blame / Undertow / Begin The Begin / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Saturday Night / Man On The Moon / Country Feedback / The One I Love / Orange Crush / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Java – Band Intro / Pop Song 89 / Departure / Winter – It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


15 November 1995 – Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida, USA
set: E-Bow The Letter
notes: Early version, recorded at that afternoon’s soundcheck


15 November 1995 – Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida, USA
set: I Took Your Name / What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? / Crush With Eyeliner / Turn You Inside-Out / The Wake-Up Bomb / Undertow / Losing My Religion / Binky The Doormat / Begin The Begin / Strange Currencies / Revolution / Tongue / Me In Honey / Man On The Moon / Find The River / The One I Love / Pop Song 89 / Get Up / Star 69
encore: Let Me In / Everybody Hurts / Fall On Me / Departure / Sponge / It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


Unknown Date 1995 – ‘R.E.M. Weekend’, MTV, UK
notes: Interview segments with the band discussing their early history


 

 

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