R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now

It’s not as if R.E.M. had been secretive with the material from their forthcoming album Collapse Into Now, what with preview snippets and full tracks making the rounds with some regularity. But today, one week before its official March 8 release date, all that stuff has been put to rest: the album is now streaming in its entirety.

The band’s remarkable 15th studio album — their first since 2008’s Accelerate — features 12 tracks, all of which you can listen to below:

(Courtesy Some Kind of Awesome)