Why the hell wasn't Fretless on an album?greenspun.com : LUSENET : R.E.M. : One Thread
Okay, I downloaded Fretless from Napster this afternoon. I was bloody well blown away. Now, can someone tell me why it wasn't included on any of the subsequent albums. (Mumble in corner about Travesty of justice)
-- Jon (email@example.com), August 05, 2000
I agree -- it's a great song. If you really want it in a hard format, it's on the soundtrack to _Until the End of the World_ (which, btw, is worth buying anyhow). Given the timing (1991) and the Kate Pierson guest-vocal, I'd guess that "Fretless" was an outtake from _Out of Time_.
-- Amy (AZNovel@aol.com), August 06, 2000.
It's one of the tracks on "The Automatic Box" and also on the "B" side of some versions of the "Losing My Religion" CD single.
-- Fretless108 (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 07, 2000.