Who Wrote What - Murmur

Radio Free Europe -
Pilgrimage -
Laughing -
Talk About the Passion -
Moral Kiosk -
Perfect Circle - Berry
Catapult -
Sitting Still -
9-9 -
Shaking Through -
We Walk -
West of the Fields -

I suspect a few of these may have Mills origins due to the bass influence.

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Mills wrote at least the solo for Talk About the Passion…

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Radio Free Europe - Buck
Pilgrimage - Mills
Laughing - got the impression that Berry wrote most of it.
Talk About the Passion - Buck (except for the Mills solo)
Moral Kiosk - ?
Perfect Circle - Berry
Catapult - Berry
Sitting Still - Buck
9-9 - ?
Shaking Through - Mills
We Walk - ?
West of the Fields - mostly Buck

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I’ve enjoyed these threads. The thing that strikes me (and this is based on our speculation) is that the writing was more collaborative early on. I feel like the early albums were 3/4 guys in a room, working on ideas. Later on, as they became more proficient, they’d each bring fairly complete compositions in for Stipe to work on.

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