New Music From Michael Stipe of R.E.M.

R.E.M.: New Stipe Song for Art Exhibit

Michael Stipe has another new song coming, but you'll have to head to an art exhibit in New York City to get a listen. The song "This Is Our Time" is for the show called "An Introduction to Nameless Love" by curator Jonathan Berger, which opens at Participant Inc September 9th. The lyrics will be displayed on a large metal structure in the middle of the exhibit.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

We’ve recorded a special set for @BBCRadio2. Watch it air on September 12th.

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The Killers will follow today’s Amazon Music Q-and-A with a set recorded especially for BBC2 that will air a week from tomorrow as part of the station’s daylong virtual Hyde Park Festival. That also includes new live music from The Pretenders, Sheryl Crow, Tom Jones and others, as well as past Hyde Park concert highlights.

Lewis Capaldi says his first introduction to fame came in a very odd place -- a supermarket bathroom. He says shortly after his song "Someone You Loved" topped the charts, he was on a pub crawl and had to use the restroom. Lewis said, “I was in Glasgow and I really had to pee. I jumped into a Sainsbury’s and I said, ‘Look, I’m really sorry, do you have a ­bathroom I could use?’ The guy said, ‘I’m sorry, we don’t have a bathroom in here’. Then he said, ‘Are you Lewis Capaldi?’" Well, the guy was a fan and handed over a key. Lewis went on to say, "For me that was the day when it all came together.