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Mills explained that the track is based on true events, explaining that in the early 1980s R.E.M. and its circle of friends would go skinny dipping after the Athens clubs closed at night. http://bit.ly/brakKS

speckle @ 12:10 PM Oct 1010

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Stipe says the song is about a "kind of an innocence that's either kind of desperately clung onto or obviously lost." http://bit.ly/brakKS

speckle @ 12:09 PM Oct 1010