NPR.org is set to stream R.E.M.’s ‘Collapse Into Now’ on March 1

Album will be featured as part of the “First Listen” series the next day
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At 2 p.m. ET on March 1, NPR.org will be the host of the U.S. online premiere of R.E.M.’s new studio album, “Collapse Into Now,” which is due in stores March 8 on the Warner Bros. label.

On March 2, the album will be featured as part of NPR’s “First Listen” series.

In other R.E.M. news, look for singer Michael Stipe to appear on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on March 3. That same day, Stipe is scheduled to perform as part of the Tibet House Benefit Concert taking place at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan.