Song of the Weekend: R.E.M.'s 'The Great Beyond'

Published August 3, 2012 2:46 pm

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I will never understand why certain great songs, with great hooks, get musicianship, and the great Michael Stipe, never become radio hits.

Here is song from the soundtrack of "Man on the Moon" that was unfairly ignored. Maybe it was because the rest of the soundtrack was dismal. But I will pay $12 for a great single if it is truly great: