REM joined onstage by Johnny Marr

And there's another surprise for fans of the US rockers too

REM joined onstage by Johnny Marr
R.E.M were joined onstage by Johnny Marr and the co-producers of their 1983 debut album 'Murmur' as their world tour continued in North Carolina last night (June 10).

The band were joined at the Raleigh Walnut Creek Pavilion by Marr, as they have been for the last four dates on the tour, for a version of their 1986 single 'Fall On Me' during the encore.

Smiths guitar legend Marr's current band Modest Mouse are supporting on the US leg of the tour, along with The National.

REM had another surprise up their sleeves when they introduced Mitch Easter and Don Dixon for a version of 'Sitting Still', which appears on the aforementioned 'Murmur'.

The band, who have been playing wildly different sets on each night of the tour, performed songs from every one of their 14 studio LPs, as well as '1,000,000' from their 1982 mini-album 'Chronic Town'.

The set was:

'Harborcoat'
'Living Well Is The Best Revenge'
'Bad Day'
'What's The Frequency, Kenneth?'
'1,000,000'
'Man-Sized Wreath'
'Welcome To The Occupation'
'Accelerate'
'Seven Chinese Brothers'
'Hollow Man'
'Imitation Of Life'
'Houston'
'Electrolite'
'Walk Unafraid'
'The One I Love'
'Final Straw'
'Find The River'
'Let Me In'
'Horse To Water'
'Auctioneer (Another Engine)'
'Orange Crush'
'I'm Gonna DJ'
'Supernatural Superserious'
'Losing My Religion'
'Pretty Persuasion'
'Fall On Me'
'Sitting Still'
'Man On The Moon'


The tour continues tonight (June 11) at Washington Merriweather Post Pavilion.

R.E.M headline the Oxegen Festival in Ireland on July 12 and T In The Park in Scotland on July 13 before playing the following stadium shows in August:

Manchester Old Trafford Cricket Ground (August 24)
Cardiff Millennium Stadium (25)
Southampton Rose Bowl (27)
London Twickenham Stadium (30)


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