R.E.M. Scored Their First US Top 10 Hit With ‘THE ONE I LOVE’ 32 Years Ago…

Knockouts from the past

28 November 2019

R.E.M. scored their first Top Ten Hit in the US with single ‘THE ONE I LOVE
on 28 November 1987, 32 years ago today. It peaked at #9. A track from their
fifth album Document. Michael Stipe revealed in a 1987 interview that the song
was actually, despite the title “incredibly violent. It’s very clear that it’s about using
people over and over again

Oops, this is not a love song…

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