Sandra-Lee Phipps, REM HQ It was this week some 30 years ago that Athens, GA…
- Posted on Jun 28th 2010 11:00AM by John D. Luerssen
The photographs were snapped by R.E.M.'s longtime collaborator Scott McCaughey earlier in the month. McCaughey -- who also fronts the Young Fresh Fellows -- took the pictures when Buck descended on a barn outside of Portland, Ore. where Colin Meloy and his band have gathered to work on the follow-up to 2009's 'The Hazards of Love.'
The Decemberists' next album is expected in early 2011 via Capitol Records, with producer Tucker Martine guiding the band. Martine also worked with R.E.M. earlier this year on demos for their hotly anticipated follow-up to 2008's 'Accelerate'. That disc is also expected in 2011.