New details on R.E.M.'s highly-anticipated fourteenth studio album have surfaced, including a release date and song titles. The not-yet-titled album which will be their first in three years following 2004's 'Around the Sun', will be dropped on April 1 worldwide and March 31 in Europe.
Eleven titles of the song have even been spilled via U.K.'s Virgin Radio website. Fans can also get a preview of the album by heading over to NinetyNights.com that will be launched on January 1, 2008 to see special video clips.
The site will do the three month countdown by releasing 30 to 90 seconds clips, which is produced by Vincent Moon, daily.
R.E.M. said in August that they were three-quarter finish to the album with Jacknife Lee once again taking the seat as producer. The band refused to describe the sound of the new album for fear of expectation.
The song list (not in tracklist order):