Chronic Town is the debut EP by American alternative rock band R.E.M., released on August 24, 1982, on I.R.S. Records. Containing five tracks, the EP was recorded at the Drive-in Studio in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in October 1981, eighteen months after the formation of the band. Its co-producer was Mitch Easter, who produced the band's "Radio Free Europe" single earlier in 1981.
Chronic Town's opening track, "Wolves, Lower", was re-recorded in June 1982, two months before the EP's release.
Label: I.R.S. Records B0035609-01
Format: Vinyl, 12", EP, Picture Disc, Reissue
Country: UK, Europe & US
Style: Indie Rock
A1 Wolves, Lower
A2 Gardening At Night
A3 Carnival Of Sorts (Box Cars)