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)


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


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


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


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


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


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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