R.E.M. is set to unveil its latest album, Collapse Into Now, on Spotify tomorrow.
From 28th February, Spotify Premium users in the UK, Spain, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands and Finland can listen to the 12-track album in its entirety ' a week before its European release.

Collapse Into Now is the band's long-awaited follow up to 2008's acclaimed Accelerate, and was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Jacknife Lee. Collaborators on the album include Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Peaches, Eddie Vedder, and Joel Gibb.

Additionally, Spotify is running a competition giving Spotify users a chance to win:

A Fender Squier Stratocaster guitar, signed by Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck
A Sonos S5 ' a high-performance wireless music system
A signed photograph of the band
A special Spotify playlist compiled by the band, which will be automatically added to their Premium account

Spotify users can enter the competition by visiting (http://www.wmuk-apache.co.uk/rem/comppage/landing-en.html). The winner will be announced on 5th April on the same site.

Will Hope, Director, Label Relations at Spotify, says, 'We want to give Spotify Premium users the very best exclusives and they don't get much bigger than R.E.M.'