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  • marjo47

    REM were from the south and had that Southern feel, wich I love in music.

    January 2015
  • Listener_to_all

    Pure Magic! R.E.M's Masterpiece!

    July 2014
  • FreddiSon

    It was 1998 when I heard this song and immediately decided to leave my home and go my own way. I knew the time has come....

    May 2014
  • davidbowiegirl

    Great song

    April 2014
  • roofermann

    One of their best.

    April 2014
  • joshsaussey

    Amazing, heart-felt song. Very good record opener.

    March 2014
  • Indierock93

    Hey kid, rock'n'roll...

    March 2014
  • vivalamamma

    vintage is.....: Michael Stipe con i capelli....

    December 2013
  • drvirtuozov


    December 2013
  • AnyaZmeya


    December 2013
  • echo725

    There has to be some contractual agreement that keeps on placing The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite on compiliations instead of Drive. Drive is obviously one of R.E.M.'s best songs.

    October 2013
  • xelene_x

    One of the best songs about young alienation ever made. The production of the whole record is fantastic and this opener just grabs you.

    September 2013
  • Drazba

    just love peter buck's guitar

    March 2013
  • wackersska


    February 2013
  • wackersska

    i was there too with REM and vinyl, feckin brill.

    January 2013
  • Brefny

    December 2012
  • thelilradish

    I just love R.E.M. <3 beautiful music.

    November 2012
  • benmalmesbury

    Cor, remember when you got the vinyl copy of Automatic for the People, and you flipped the disc on to the turntable, and the needle gently dropped down, and then THIS song started? Think I held my breath throughout...

    November 2012
  • mattdinky

    this is a great album, great song. @Skmelanies library is awesome.

    August 2012
  • remfam

    Taken from one of the greatest albums of all times! Great track!

    August 2012
  • u2theedge

    maybe you did, maybe you walked, maybe you rocked around the clock

    August 2012
  • akauser

    It's not on any of their compilations, a real shame.

    July 2012
  • Drazba

    greatest band of the day-

    May 2012
  • schwagcast

    Makes me miss days gone by

    May 2012
  • corky64

    Still great....<3

    April 2012
  • Tom_Pullings

    favorite R.E.M. tune for me. Hey Kids ROCK AND ROLL !!!!

    March 2012
  • tin_jones

    Still magic after all these years...

    January 2012
  • heaventree22

    that middle section is fucking genius

    December 2011
  • hellllriderrrrr


    November 2011
  • grimmbo68

    Magisch / Klassiker

    November 2011
  • prominence_la

    Been ages since I've heard this...nice.

    October 2011
  • zapiekanki

    If you want a story buy yourself a Hans Christian Andersen book

    August 2011
  • tracymeyer78

    wow I just realized I didnt know this song was rem either as a teen...its awesome...nostalgic

    August 2011
  • laxus12

    Good song by R.E.M.

    July 2011
  • RustyChile

    I like songs that actually make you think, REM is top shelf at this

    June 2011
  • zapiekanki

    The video appeared a lot on MTV, it was probably because of this song that I took note of MTV, that it existed. Years later I couldn't figure out what song was this, I could sing it, I had the song in my head a lot, but didn't realize it was R.E.M.'s Only after several years I googled the lyrics and found it was R.E.M.

    June 2011
  • fatalyti

    has about everything a great song needs.

    May 2011
  • TheShwagShop

    Freakin Awesome track. Hey Kids ROCK AND ROLL !!!!

    April 2011
  • Farg0

    this is bloody classic!

    March 2011
  • Wzzzrd

    james dean

    March 2011
  • SilentMG

    I got stoned with this in the background...awesome experience.

    February 2011
  • DZRTsurfer88


    January 2011
  • beanismine

    no body tells me what to do and I am crazy in the head

    January 2011
  • mirrorball95

    I find their 'Automatic For The People' album to be very overrated in comparison to other great albums they've done such as 'New Adventures In Hi-Fi' and 'Murmur' but this is still one of my favourite REM songs and perhaps the only essential one from their most famous album!

    December 2010
  • victorfreitas


    December 2010
  • akauser


    December 2010
  • clearskies

    if this is your one of your favourite REM tracks, you really need to listen to their back catalogue a bit more lol

    October 2010
  • den34


    October 2010
  • Terrasidius


    October 2010
  • temporalobe

    This one is an amazing song, really... Can't stop listening to it

    October 2010