Tagged: R.E.M

Shiny Happy People

“Shiny Happy People” by R.E.M.

“Shiny Happy People” is one of those types of songs in which people who are familiar with it feel they already know what it’s about. And in this particular case, that would be an ideology...

Everybody Hurts

Meaning of “Everybody Hurts” by R.E.M.

Simply put, R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts” is designed to prevent people from taking their own lives. In 2003, co-writer Peter Buck of R.E.M. had stated that its lyrical simplicity is founded in the fact that the...