The GRAMMY Award-winning "Losing My Religion" from R.E.M.’s critically-acclaimed, 1991 album, "Out Of Time"

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Album: Out of Time
Awards: 1991 Grammy - Best Album
Released: 1991-02-18
Recorded: 1990-10-18
Genres: Alternative Rock, Folk Rock, Rock
Artists: REM

Oh, life is bigger It's bigger Than you and you are not me

"Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. The song was released as the first single from the group's 1991 album Out of Time. Built on a mandolin riff, "Losing My Religion" was an unlikely hit for the group, garnering extensive airplay on radio as well as on MTV and VH1 due to its critically acclaimed music video. The song became R.E.M.'s highest-charting hit in the United States, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and expanding the group's popularity beyond its original fanbase. Out of Time garnered R.E.M. seven nominations at the 1992 Grammy Awards, the most nominations of any artist that year. The band won three awards: one for Best Alternative Music Album and two for "Losing My Religion", Best Short Form Music Video and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

  • Songwriters: Bill Berry / Michael Stipe / Mike Mills / Peter Buck
  • Losing My Religion lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc, Universal Music Publishing Group

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