Radio Song Lyrics

R.E.M.


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 1 in album Out of Time
release date: 1991-3-11
popularity : 157 users have visited this page.
length: 4:17
engineer: Scott Litt
electronic instruments: Scott Litt
guitar: Peter Buck
bass: Peter Holsapple, Mike Mills
guest instrument: Peter Holsapple, Kidd Jordan
organ: Mike Mills
alto saxophone: Kidd Jordan
tenor saxophone: Kidd Jordan
baritone saxophone: Kidd Jordan
percussion: Bill Berry
drums: Bill Berry
strings arranger: Mark Bingham
producer: Scott Litt, R.E.M.
vocal: KRSā€One, Michael Stipe
writer: Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe

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Hey, I can't find nothing on the radio
Yo! turn to that station

The world is collapsing
Around our ears
I turned up the radio
But I can't hear it

When I got to the house
And I called you out
I could tell that you had been crying, crying
It's that same sing song on the radio
It makes me sad
I meant to turn it off
To say goodbye
To leave in quiet
That radio song
Hey, hey, hey

I've everything to show
I've everything to hide
Look into my eyes
Listen

When I got to the show
Yo, ho, ho
I could tell that you had been crying, crying
It's that same sing song and the DJ sucks
It makes me sad
I tried to turn it off
To say goodbye, my love
That radio song
Hey, hey, hey

The world is collapsing
Around our ears
I turned up the radio
But I can't hear it
Yeah

I tried to sing along
But damn that radio song
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey

I've everything to show
I've everything to hide
Look into my eyes, listen to the radio
I turned up the radio
But I can't hear it
No, I can't hear it
Hey, hey, hey

Check it out
What are you saying
What are you playing
Who are you obeying
Day out day in?
Baby, baby, baby, baby
That stuff is driving me crazy
DJ's communicate to the masses
Sex and violent classes
Now our children grow up prisoners
All their lives radio listeners

Track Listing

  • 1 Radio Song
  • 2 Losing My Religion
  • 3 Low
  • 4 Near Wild Heaven
  • 5 Endgame
  • 6 Shiny Happy People
  • 7 Belong
  • 8 Half a World Away
  • 9 Texarkana
  • 10 Country Feedback
  • 11 Me in Honey