Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Posts about R.E.M.

  • 7 videos in 7 days

    7 videos in 7 days

    For those who may have missed out: one of those meme things went around on Facebook and I posted a favourite video per day over 7 days. …and, last but definitely not least: Christopher Walken and Fatboy Slim in an empty, glitzy, Kubrick-esque hotel. What else could you ever dream for in a music video?

  • Country Feedback

    An absolute, all-time favourite. Filmed for Later… with Jools Holland in 1998.

  • Pale Blue Eyes

    Pale Blue Eyes

    An excerpt from photographer Laura Levine’s unreleased underground Super-8 film, Just Like A Movie, featuring Michael Stipe.

  • ITEOTWAWKIAIFF

    ITEOTWAWKIAIFF

    A song for the end of the world.

  • A detailed look back on a little over twenty years as an R.E.M. fan, with details of what each of the albums means to me and what part music has played in my life so far.