Fall on Me (R.E.M. song)

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"Fall on Me"
Single by R.E.M.
from the album Lifes Rich Pageant
B-side"Rotary Ten"
ReleasedAugust 1986
Producer(s)Don Gehman
R.E.M. singles chronology
"Wendell Gee"
"Fall on Me"

"Fall on Me" is a 1986 song by alternative rock band R.E.M. and is the leading single to their fourth studio album Lifes Rich Pageant. It went to number 94 in the United States and is one of the earliest songs to deal with the environment.

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe unless otherwise indicated.

  1. "Fall on Me" – 2:50
  2. "Rotary Ten" – 1:58

UK 12"[change | change source]

  1. "Fall on Me" – 2:50
  2. "Rotary Ten" – 1:58
  3. "Toys in the Attic" (Aerosmith cover; Steven Tyler & Joe Perry) – 2:26

The B-side to this single is an instrumental entitled "Rotary Ten", a song which has been described by guitarist Peter Buck as "a movie theme without a movie." It would gain a sequel of sorts, "Rotary Eleven" for the "Losing My Religion" single in 1991.

References[change | change source]

  1. R.E.M.Hq: Albums Archived February 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine