Here is a sample of R.E.M.'s early work, "Gardening at Night," from their first EP, "Chronic Town."

The album covers of all of R.E.M.'s major releases:

Chronic Town - 1982 Murmur - 1983 Reckoning - 1984 Fables of the Reconstruction - 1985 Lifes Rich Pageant - 1986 Document - 1987 Dead Letter Office - 1987 Green - 1988 Out of Time - 1991 Automatic for the People - 1992 Monster - 1994 New Advenures in Hi-Fi - 1996 Up - 1998 Reveal - 2001 Reveal - 2004