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REM: Document — The 25th-anniversary reissue, accompanied by a contemporaneous live show

Andrew Mueller, Uncut, November 2012

"I DON'T KNOW if I have any commercial expectations for this one at all," Peter Buck told Rolling Stone prior to the release of REM's fifth album. "I don't see this as the record that's going to blast apart the chart. Although you never know. Weirder things have happened."

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