"Near Wild Heaven" is the third single released from R.E.M.'s seventh studio album, Out of Time, in 1991. The song was the first single released by the band to have had its lyrics both co-written and sung by bassist Mike Mills. According to a quote from Peter Buck in R.E.M. Inside Out: The Stories Behind Every Song by Craig Rosen, the lyrics are a collaboration between Mills and lead singer Michael Stipe. It peaked at No. 27 on the UK Singles Chart but the single was not released in the United States.
ORIGIN : UK.
LABEL : Warner Bros. Records – W0055.
CONDITION OF COVER : EX+. (Picture Sleeve).
CONDITION OF RECORD : EX+ to NM-.
RECORD GRADING DEFINITIONS
MINT: Never opened, still in original shrink wrap.
NM: Opened, appears unplayed.
EX: A few very light surface hair-line marks with no major deterioration to the sound quality.
VG: A few light scratches and/or scuffs creating audible background noise. There is no skipping or jumping on this record unless indicated in the condition description.
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