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The song was released as the first single from the group's album Out of Time. Built on a mandolin riff"Losing My Religion" was an unlikely hit for the group, garnering extensive airplay on radio as well as on MTV and VH1 due to its critically acclaimed music video.
The song Rotary Eleven - R.E.M. - Losing My Religion R. Out of Time garnered R. Buck had just bought the instrument and was attempting to learn how to play it, recording the music as he practiced. Buck said that "when I listened back to it the next day, there was a bunch of stuff that was really just me learning how to play mandolin, and then there's what became 'Losing My Religion', and then a whole bunch more of me learning to play the mandolin.
There's absolutely no midrange on it, just low end and high end, because Mike usually stayed pretty low on the bass. Buck reflected, "It was really cool: Peter and I would be in our little booth, sweating away, and Bill and Mike would be out there in the other room going at it. It just had a really magical feel. Buck said, "The verses are the kinds of things R. We are Rotary Eleven - R.E.M. - Losing My Religion to get away from those kind of songs, but like I said before, those are some good chords.
The song is in natural minor. The phrase "losing my religion" is an expression from the southern region of the United States that means losing one's temper or civilityor "being at the end of one's rope. It's unrequited love, what have you. I've always felt the best kinds of songs are the ones where anybody can listen to it, put themselves in it and say, 'Yeah, that's me.
Steven Baker, who was vice president of product management at Warner Bros. While R. Rotary Eleven - R.E.M. - Losing My Religion , Warner Bros. Cool J behind it. But it's a real pop record—you can dance to it. But the phenomenon that is a worldwide hit is an odd thing to behold.
Basically that record was a hit in almost every civilised country in the world. When asked at the time if he was worried that the song's success might alienate older fans, Buck told Rolling Stone"The people that changed their minds because of 'Losing My Religion' can just kiss my ass. Inthe song was listed as No. As opposed to previous R. Singh wanted to create a video in the style of a certain type of Indian filmmaking, where everything would be "melodramatic and very dreamlike", Rotary Eleven - R.E.M.
- Losing My Religion to Stipe. The video begins with a brief sequence inside a dark room where water drips from an open window. Recreating a scene from the Andrei Tarkovsky film The SacrificeBuck, Berry, and Mills run across the room Infected Memory - Howard Shore, The Kronos Quartet* - Spider Stipe remains seated as a pitcher of milk drops from the windowsill and shatters; the song then begins.
Director Singh also drew inspiration from the Italian painter Caravaggio and the video is laden with religious imagery such as Saint Sebastianthe Biblical episode of the Incredulity of Thomas and Hindu deities, portrayed in a series of tableaux. The recording was made in Madison, Georgiaabout 20 miles south of Athens. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the R.
For other uses, see Losing My Religion disambiguation. Notes 1. Taken from the live performance video, Tourfilm. Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 28, Popular Press — via Google Books. The New York Times.
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