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R.E.M.: Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA

Eric Weisbard, Spin, August 1995

"I DON'T FIND R.E.M. transcendent." complained a friend who had just witnessed one of the band's first U.S. performances in five years. Well, fair enough, but with key exceptions.

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