Michael Stipe Unveils First Post-R.E.M. Music

By Music News Group

Bobby Bank/Getty ImagesFormer R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe has unveiled his first new music since the legendary Georgia-based band announced its breakup two and a half years ago. Those expecting something similar to R.E.M. may be disappointed, though. According to Billboard, Stipe’s new song is an instrumental piece that finds him playing keyboards and electronic drums and that accompanies the film The Cold Lands, which is currently out on video-on-demand services. The film was directed by longtime Stipe collaborator Tom Gilroy.

Stipe says, “If there was a singer, it wouldn’t have been me… This …read more

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