R.E.M. the alternative rock band from the 80’s and 90’s has called it quits after 31 years. they announced in an announcement: “As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment at all we have accomplished. To anyone who ever felt touched by our music, our deepest thanks for listening.”
Mike Mills, a member of teh band added: “We feel kind of like pioneers in this — there’s no disharmony here, no falling-outs, no lawyers squaring-off. We’ve made this decision together, amicably and with each other’s best interests at heart. The time just feels right.”
R.E.M> had several top hits in the 90’s and 2 number 1 albums in the USA.