1.Sing for the Submarine
- a specific story about a boy who escapes in a submarine in an apocalyptic future.
2.Gardening at Night
- this refers to a neighbor who worked in his garden at night.
3.Radio Free Europe
- Radio Free Europe is a radio network run by the United States government that broadcasts to Europe and the Middle East. The mission of the broadcasts is to promote democracy and freedom, but R.E.M. makes the point that this can easily cross the line into propaganda.
- about dealing with a world that's moving ever more quickly.
5.All The Right Friends
- about college life, and refusing destructive decisions.
6.All the Way to Reno
- about all those people that dream of stardom, but fail.
7.Around The Sun
- says: don’t give up on life, you do not know what next for you, stick around for another year or so and you might really come across a place that feels good for you.
8.At My Most Beautiful
- about Michael Stipe who is helplessly in love and he only…