Michael’s Rolling Stone Interview: On R.E.M.’s Legacy & Writing Music Again

In the past couple of years, Michael Stipe has fallen back in love with music. “I had to really step away from it for a while, after R.E.M. disbanded,” he says, in the latest edition of our “Rolling Stone Interview: Special Edition” video series. “As kind of a lead singer/control freak, I needed to be all in or not at all.”

Check out Michael’s video interview with Rob Sheffield of Rolling Stone: