R.E.M.
Radio Free Europe





Release Year: 1981

Rankings:
All-Time
#306 / 1980s #42 / 1981 #4


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 1980s (2011) 38
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 101
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Nathan Brackett (USA) - Legendary Rock Songs (2011) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
Paul Williams (USA) - Rock and Roll: The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1993) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 128
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 9
Popdose (USA) - 100 (+21) Favorite Singles of the Last 50 Years (2008) 99
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 379
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 389
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 1980s (2012) 32
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 56
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 1001-2750
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 80s (2011) 7
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 3
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 750
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 212
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles from the Post-Punk Era (2001) 35
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 428
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
End of Year Lists
Melody Maker (UK) - Singles of the Year 9