On this day in history (March 12, 1991), REM released their 7th studio album Out Of Time featuring the singles Losing My Religion, Shiny Happy People, Near Wild Heaven and Radio Song. This album transcended the band for a college rock / alternative band to international success with crossover pop appeal.
Losing My Religion
Shiny Happy People
Near Wild Heaven
Charts and Accolades
- Reached #1 on the US and UK album charts.
- Finished in Time Magazine’s unranked list of the All-Time Top 100 Albums
- Won Grammy for Best Rock Song – Radio Song
- Won Grammy for Album Of The Year
- Won Grammy for Song Of The Year – Losing My Religion
- Radio Song
- Losing My Religion
- Near Wild Heaven
- Shiny Happy People
- Half A World Away
- Country Feedback
- Me In Honey
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