Episode 105: REM vs. U2: The Cold War Years 1980-92

In this week’s episode, Wyndham and Jeremy discuss the meteoric rise of U2 and REM from 1980 to 1992. Without Christian around to keep them hip, the elder brothers break down what it was that made the bands superstars and how their earlier years stack up against each other.

For additional stories about the bands, rare performances, and additional content about U2 and REM, download the Brother Pod app for your mobile device. And to get a taste of both bands, take a spin through our custom U2 and REM playlist on Spotify.

And listen to our running list of the 147 Top 10 Songs of All Time on Spotify.

Demian Kendall