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Automatic for the People is the eighth studio album by American alternative rock band . released on October 5, 1992 by Warner Bros. Upon release, it reached number two on the US albums chart and yielded six singles. The album has sold 18 million copies worldwide, and has received widespread acclaim by critics. began production on the album while their previous album, Out of Time (1991), was still ascending top albums charts and achieving global success.
Automatic for the People, named for an expression used by the proprietor of an Athens, Ga. eatery the band frequented, was originally released on Oct. 6, 1992. It peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, behind Garth Brooks' The Chase, and went on to sell . 2 million copies in the . according to Nielsen SoundScan, and 18 million worldwide. The album actually began to take shape almost immediately following Out of Time. I'm not sure what we were aiming for, but when we were mixing Out of Time, Michael and Mike did 'Nightswimming,' so we knew that existed, and we had demos of 'Drive' and 'Try Not to Breathe,'" Buck recalls. He says that those three "really strong songs" set the tone for the album.
The eighth studio album from . Automatic for the People went on to sell 18 million copies globally after its release in October 1992. Peter Buck, the band’s guitarist, said the album dealt with themes of loss and mourning inspired by ‘that sense of turning 3. Automatic for the People is the motto of Weaver D’s Delicious Fine Foods in Athens, Georgia, where the band formed. The album was the third of six the band would create with hotshot producer Scott Litt. Kurt Cobain was allegedly listening to this album when he killed himself. Automatic for the People Q&A.
s Automatic For The People is the first album to be commercially released in this expressive, breathtaking format. The band selected 20 never-before-heard demos from the recording sessions, including the fully realised, unreleased track ‘Mike’s Pop Song’ and the oft-talked about ‘Devil Rides Backwards. music video: R version) Automatic For The People press kit. Related Topics:Alternative Grammy Awards John Paul Jones Led Zeppelin Michael Stipe Mike Mills .
Automatic for the People captures the group at a crossroads, as they moved from cult heroes to elder statesmen, and the album is a graceful transition into their new status. It is a reflective album, with frank discussions on mortality, but it is not a despairing record - "Nightswimming," "Everybody Hurts," and "Sweetness Follows" have a comforting melancholy, while "Find the River" provides a positive sense of closure.
Even the title Automatic for the People – taken from a diner slogan in . s native Athens, Georgia – has transformed into a kind of mission statement. Its mood was notably darker, however. Preoccupied with death and its aftermath, even its lighter moments are bittersweet, nostalgic odes to the unattainable past
Disc 1 – Automatic For The People Drive Try Not to Breathe The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite Everybody Hurts New Orleans Instrumental No. 1 Sweetness Follows Monty Got A Raw Deal Ignoreland Star Me Kitten Man on the Moon Nightswimming Find the River. Disc 2 – Live At The 40 Watt Club Drive Monty Got A Raw Deal Everybody Hurts Man On The Moon Losing My Religion Country Feedback Begin The Begin Fall On Me Me In Honey Finest Worksong Love Is All Around Funtime Radio Free Europe. British version) 4:21 Find The River 3:38 Nightswimming (music video – R version) 8:25 Automatic Press Kit 16:31. NTSC Region 0. Shipping by courier from .
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