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    Mon, 28 Jun 2010 10:00:03

    Members of R.E.M. and Snow Patrol Team Up in Tired Pony - Debut due out September 28

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    • Snow Patrol - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol performs at the 'Just Before I Go' Premiere after party during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival sponsored by Bombay Sapphire at The Flatiron Room on April 24, 2014 in New York City.
    • Snow Patrol - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol performs at the 'Just Before I Go' Premiere after party during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival sponsored by Bombay Sapphire at The Flatiron Room on April 24, 2014 in New York City.
    • Snow Patrol - NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Johnny McDaid of Snow Patrol performs at the 'Just Before I Go' Premiere after party during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival sponsored by Bombay Sapphire at The Flatiron Room on April 24, 2014 in New York City.

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    R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has partnered up with Snow Patrol singer Gary Lightbody in a new project that they've dubbed Tired Pony. The project's debut album, The Place We Ran From, will be released through the cleverly named mom+pop records, which could be a not-so-thinly veiled reference to the indie record stores that get put out of business by monoliths and behemoths and loss leaders like Best Buy, on September 28.
    The Place We Ran From includes contributions from actress Zooey Deschanel, who also has her own music project, She and Him. The Editors' frontman Tom Smith also guests on the record. The Editors? Remember then. They were quite the hot, hip band for a minute. Nevertheless, check out the Buck/Lightbody band at www.tiredpony.com/us.

    Does this project sound interesting to you? What is your favorite R.E.M. song?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    06.28.10




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