Pretty Persuasion (3:49)

Cover of The Best Of R.E.M.

From The Best Of R.E.M. and 26 other releases

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  • Nnandosiol

    Early stuff from R.E.M. is pure gold

    12 Jun 2013 Reply
  • ukulelelab

    Great live version

    26 May 2013 Reply
  • quietrob

    dlcasey22: 2 year late raply... You are thinking of "Left of Reckoning" the 20 minute short film which included music from the first half of reckoning. According to the wiki MTV showed the part of the film which had "Pretty Persuasion" as the soundtrack.

    17 Nov 2012 Reply
  • CAVermeer

    How much do I love early R.E.M. TONS! Love middle (Document plus), too, but not quite as much as ther earlier stuff. After Bill Berry left, they weren't the same. Some gems, though.

    20 Jun 2012 Reply
  • PFGrifter

    god damn

    25 Apr 2012 Reply
  • bernlin2000

    Really like it, on first listen: not sure why I'm saying that in 2012: R.E.M. deserved my attention much earlier.

    12 Jan 2012 Reply
  • intheluminol

    one of their very best. it's always a contender for my favorite song of theirs.

    22 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Bee4Cee


    7 Mar 2011 Reply
  • deadlyskies

    Mumbling Stipe = best R.E.M. This song is one of the best from that era...I can't get enough of it!

    3 Jan 2011 Reply
  • flutgos


    10 Dec 2010 Reply
  • dlcasey22

    Favorite REM song (subject to change momentarily) -- Can't Get There from Here...

    30 Sep 2010 Reply
  • dlcasey22

    Now, I distinctly recall Pretty Persuasion having a "produced" video back in the MTV days...??? Do any of y'all? I mean, one that was on MTV in their days when they actually played videos...not just a bootleg video of them playing the song at a concert... Thanks... PS I am a long time REM fan, first saw them at "The Bronco Bowl" in Dallas on tour for Fables, if I'm not mistaken, and bought Murmur and Reckoning on cassette in about 1983-4 when it was considered obscure "college" music...and i was in college for that matter! Not in Athens unfortunately though...

    30 Sep 2010 Reply
  • neckermanncj


    17 Aug 2010 Reply
  • lesliedahlink

    My favorite R.E.M. song. Hands down.

    9 May 2010 Reply
  • JanLustiger

    one of my R.E.M. favourites

    25 Apr 2010 Reply
  • muzakdecharles

    love the shimmering guitar

    21 Jan 2010 Reply
  • tomrud73

    great song. great band. one of my favs growing up

    20 Jan 2010 Reply
  • Iama80srunner

    Great Band!!!

    13 Oct 2009 Reply
  • ukulelelab


    9 Oct 2009 Reply
  • kingness

    perfect song

    27 Sep 2009 Reply
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