Actually, they can get there from here
Finally, R.E.M. has announced some tour details in support of their new album, "Accelerate," which is set for release April 1.
A North American tour is in the works with dates set for May and June, according to their official website. The Athens, Ga.-based band will start May 23 in Vancouver. [Click here for more dates as they're announced.]
Touring with R.E.M. will be Modest Mouse and The National.
"The lethargic (read: forgettable) touch of 2004's 'Around The Sun' is nowhere to be found, replaced with what band manager Bertis Downs calls 'rockers,' Pitchfork writes. [Click here for the full article.]
FIVE R.E.M. TUNES THAT DON'T GET ENOUGH PLAYTIME:
- Can't Get There From Here
- Just a Touch
- (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
- Radio Free Europe