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"Daysleeper" is a song by R.E.M., released as their first single from their eleventh studio album Up, and the first single to be released by the band since the departure of drummer Bill Berry.

Sleep and dreams have often played an important part in R.E.M. lyrics, for example "Get Up" and "I Don't Sleep, I Dream".

Sung from the point of view of a nightworker corresponding with far eastern colleagues, the song focuses on the disorientation… read more

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  • Avatar for goncalvesrafael
    Michael stipes' voice is incredible here, his best vocal performance
  • Avatar for RIPELIVEJAM
    "It's furious balancing" will be one of my favorite lines forever
  • Avatar for whinyemoboy
    why can't taylor swift write something like this? lol
  • Avatar for jomabbs
    Eee who eee who ....... eee who eee Dr who.
  • Avatar for Sajgonski
    Za dziecka już się w tym zakochałem. Wróciłem jako dorosły i nic się nie zmieniło. Piękne... i chuj.
  • Avatar for PartySanCTG
    No, cheesetrolley, only you are a fucking moron.
  • Avatar for benmalmesbury
    It's really rather unfair that one band could constantly produce an endless line of beautiful songs. This would be the greatest song most bands would ever write. Instead, it barely creeps on to REM's 'Best Of' album, which tells you all you need to know. Can't wait for the reunion gigs whenever they happen...
  • Avatar for The_Cole_Train
    Such a damn underrated R.E.M. song.
  • Avatar for glsjawtomatica
    The melodies in this song are incredible
  • Avatar for Watchful_Eye
    Ah and by the way, Daysleeper is awesome. Incredible vocals

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