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REM in Philadelphia

October 1, 2003
Philadelphia, PA
Liacouras Center

Disc 1:

  1. Finest Worksong (4:16)
  2. So Fast, So Numb (4:46)
  3. Driver 8 (3:50)
  4. Drive (6:00)
  5. Animal (4:20)
  6. Sitting Still (3:49)
  7. Daysleeper (4:11)
  8. Bad Day (4:55)
  9. The One I Love (Electric) (5:33)
  10. All The Way To Reno (5:12)
  11. Everybody Hurts (7:12)
  12. The Great Beyond (4:52)
  13. At My Most Beautiful (4:27)
  14. Losing My Religion (4:24)

Total time: 67:49

Disc 2:

  1. Find The River (4:33)
  2. She Just Wants To Be (6:38)
  3. Walk Unafraid (5:18)
  4. Man On The Moon (7:28)
    Encore:
  5. Life And How To Live It (4:17)
  6. Nightswimming (5:18)
  7. Final Straw (5:25)
  8. Imitation Of Life (4:05)
  9. It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) (6:43)

Total time: 49:45

Taper Notes:

Source/conversion:

Custom Made Stereo Binaural Microphones -> 9V Battery Box -> Sharp MD-SR60 (Line-In) -> Cool Edit Pro 2.0 (Hard Drive Line-In; record, boost left mic level) -> .wav -> Sound Forge 6.0 (Normalize) -> .flac

*********DO NOT ENCODE INTO .MP3 OR OTHER LOSSY FORMATS*********

This is basically a perfect recording of a show in a venue without good acoustics.

Michael Stipe .. vocals
Peter Buck .. guitars
Mike Mills .. bass/piano
Bill Rieflin .. drums
Ken Stringfellow .. guitars/keyboards (featured on select songs)
Scott McCaughey .. guitars (featured on select songs)

Support: Pete Yorn

Notes: One second dropout during Losing My Religion; eight second drop out in between Losing My Religion and Find The River (fades in/out).

Location: Rear of arena, dead center, even with rear stacks, in an empty bank of seats.

Taped By: Dean Burbage

Microphone/Battery Box Specs:
* 20 - 20,000 Hz flat frequency response
* Sensitivity rated at -44 decibels +3 decibels
* Low sound to noise ratio > 58 dB
* Handcrafted brass mic element casings with solid steel clips
* Cast aluminum battery box protects circuitry from Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
* Nickel plated brass cord grip to protect cables from kinking
* Gold plated 1/8 inch (3.5 mm) mini stereo microphone plug
* Microphone / clip units consists of electret condenser microphone cartridges. These have a high degree of reliability under adverse shock, vibration and environmental tests. The capsules specifications being -44 dB +1dbB sensitive and have a 20 to 20,000 hz frequency range.

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