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R.E.M. to Release 6-Disc ‘Monster 25’ Anniversary Edition

R.E.M. Monster 25 album artwork. Video screen of cat face.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of their 1994 album Monster, R.E.M. has assembled a MONSTER 6-disc collection centered around the album that gave us tracks like What’s The Frequency Kenneth and Bang And Blame.

Set to be released on November 1st, Monster 25 breaks down as follows:

Disc 1 (CD) – Monster (Remastered)

  1. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 
  2. Crush With Eyeliner 
  3. King Of Comedy 
  4. I Don’t Sleep, I Dream 
  5. Star 69 
  6. Strange Currencies 
  7. Tongue 
  8. Bang And Blame 
  9. I Took Your Name 
  10. Let Me In 
  11. Circus Envy 
  12. You 

Disc 2 (CD) – Monster (Demos) 

  1. Pete’s Hit  
  2. Uptempo Mo Distortion  
  3. Uptempo Ricky  
  4. Harlan County with Whistling 
  5. Lost Song 
  6. AM Boo 
  7. Mike’s Gtr 
  8. Sputnik 1 Remix 
  9. Black Sky 4-14  
  10. Revolution 4-21 
  11. Rocker with vocal 
  12. Time Is On Mike’s Side 
  13. 1Experiment 4-28 no vocal 
  14. Highland Fling 4-29 
  15. Cranky 4-29 

Disc 3 (CD) – Monster (Remixed)  

  1. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? (Remix) 
  2. Crush With Eyeliner (Remix) 
  3. King Of Comedy (Remix) 
  4. I Don’t Sleep, I Dream (Remix) 
  5. Star 69 (Remix) 
  6. Strange Currencies (Remix) 
  7. Tongue (Remix) 
  8. Bang And Blame (Remix) 
  9. I Took Your Name (Remix) 
  10. Let Me In (Remix) 
  11. Circus Envy (Remix) 
  12. You (Remix) 

Disc 4 (CD) – Live in Chicago 6/3/95 – Monster 1995 Tour (Part One) 

  1. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? 
  2. Circus Envy 
  3. Crush With Eyeliner 
  4. Near Wild Heaven 
  5. Welcome To The Occupation 
  6. Undertow 
  7. I Took Your Name 
  8. Strange Currencies 
  9. Me In Honey 
  10. Revolution 
  11. Tongue 
  12. Man On The Moon 
  13. Country Feedback 
  14. Monty Got A Raw Deal 

Disc 5 (CD) – Live in Chicago 6/3/95 – Monster 1995 Tour (Part Two) 

  1. Losing My Religion 
  2. You 
  3. Departure 
  4. Orange Crush 
  5. Get Up 
  6. Star 69 
  7. Let Me In 
  8. Everybody Hurts 
  9. So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry) 
  10. Pop Song 89 
  11. Its The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 

Disc 6 (Blu-ray)

  1. Monster – 5.1 Surround Sound 
  2. Monster – Hi-Resolution Audio 
  3. Road Movie (concert film) 
  4. What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? (music video)
  5. Crush With Eyeliner (music video)
  6. Star 69 (music video)
  7. Strange Currencies (music video)
  8. Tongue (music video)
  9. Bang And Blame (music video)

If you’re more of a vinyl fanatic, the remastered and remix versions of Monster will be released as a double LP on the same day.




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