Coming on October 29th is the 25th anniversary reissue of R.E.M.‘s 1996 New Adventures In Hi-Fi set. The new edition is available for pre-order and features a bonus-filled double-CD/Blu-ray “Deluxe Edition” offering the newly remastered album, 13 B-sides and rarities, a never-before-released 64-minute outdoor projection film (shown on buildings across five cities in 1996 to promote the album’s original release), and a previously unreleased 30-minute EPK.
New Adventures In Hi-Fi was released on September 9th, 1996 and was the final album to feature co-founding drummer Bill Berry. The set featured four singles — “E-Bow the Letter,” “Bittersweet Me,” “Electrolite,” “How The West Was Won And Where It Got Us.” The album topped the UK charts and peaked at Number Two on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
According to the official announcement: