It’s been 30 years since R.E.M. gave a group interview, but being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame is a reason to celebrate.

Hailing from Athens, Georgia, they burst onto the music scene in 1980 and quickly became trailblazers of alternative rock. Known for their jangly guitars and the enigmatic voice of frontman Michael Stipe, they captured the essence of the ’80s and ’90s with anthems like “Losing My Religion,” “Man on the Moon,” and “Everybody Hurts.”

Throughout the ’90s, R.E.M. continued to evolve, experimenting with different styles while maintaining their unique edge. But in 2011, they amicably decided it was time to split.

In a riveting interview with CBS This Morning, the band opens up with raw honesty and emotional depth, sparking speculation about the potential release of new music. Don’t miss this heartfelt story.

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