Back in 1988, R.E.M. released their major label debut for Warner Bros. when GREEN hit record store shelves. The album would launch some iconic singles including "Stand," "Orange Crush," and "Pop Song 89." A true classic, Rhino Records recently celebrated the 25th Anniversary of GREEN with an extensive reissue (which I posted about previously). With Father's Day coming up this Sunday, the folks at Rhino along with 1888 Media and The Rock Father are giving readers a chance to score The Ultimate R.E.M. GREEN Prize Package. It would make a great Father's Day Gift for a special, R.E.M.-loving Dad in your life.
- Deluxe Edition 2CD/1EP Boxed set
- GREEN 180-gram vinyl
- Original 1989 Tour Program
- Live In Greensboro Ep (1 of 2500)
To Enter: Follow the prompts in the Rafflecopter Widget Below (it will guide you like The Force), but start with the first - mandatory - entry method: LEAVE A COMMENT ON THIS POST (scroll down to the Disqus section) WITH THE NAME OF YOUR FAVORITE R.E.M. SONG. You can then attempt to stack the deck in your favor through social actions. Good Luck!
The Fine Print: Promotion open to U.S. residents ages 18+, void where prohibited. Winner will be chosen at random on, about, or after June 19, 2013, and will be notified via email to obtain their shipping addresses. If no response within 24 hours, an alternate winner will be chosen. Shipping address must be a street address - no P.O. Boxes. Prize provided by Rhino Records and shipped by 1888 Media. Not responsible for lost or misdirected mail.
FTC Disclosure: As noted above, this promotion is brought to you by Rhino Records. All Opinions are that of James Zahn. Boom!
About James: A work-from-home Dad with a pair of daughters (Released in 2009 and 2012) - James Zahn is THE ROCK FATHER™.
Bringing over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry into the family realm, Zahn is an Illinois-based Entertainment Writer, Media Personality and Commentator.
He serves as a PBS KIDS VIP (Very Involved Parent) Blogger, has made guest appearances as a member of the Sprout Kindness Crew, was featured in the Father's Day issue of Lake County Magazine, and is a former contributor to Chicago Parent.
Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for the likes of FEAR FACTORY, DIRGE WITHIN, PRODUCT OF HATE, ARCANIUM and others, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands.
James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Blogcritics, Fangoria, Starlog, The River Cities' Reader. Slowfish, Oil, and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360, and in 2013 he's been quoted on CNN, Babble, The Huffington Post, and The Good Men Project, in addition to making appearances on ABC News and WGN.
Learn more here.