Sweetness Follows Lyrics



publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Michael Mills, Michael Stipe
album: Track 6 in album Automatic for the People
release date: 1992-10-6
popularity : 86 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 4:22
guest cello: Knox Chandler
co-producer: Scott Litt
writer: Bill Berry, Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, Peter Buck

Album Information

label: Warner Bros. Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 093624505525
script: Latin

Cover Art

R.E.M. Automatic for the People cover art


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Readying to bury your father and your mother
What did you think when you lost another?
I used to wonder why did you bother
Distanced from one, blind to the other?

Listen here, my sister and my brother
What would you care if you lost the other?
I always wonder why did we bother
Distanced from one, deaf to the other

Oh, oh, but sweetness follows

It's these little things, they can pull you under
Live your life filled with joy and wonder
I always knew this altogether thunder


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Drive
  • 2 Try Not to Breathe
  • 3 The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
  • 4 Everybody Hurts
  • 5 New Orleans Instrumental No. 1
  • 6 Sweetness Follows
  • 7 Monty Got a Raw Deal
  • 8 Ignoreland
  • 9 Star Me Kitten
  • 10 Man on the Moon
  • 11 Nightswimming
  • 12 Find the River