REM’s Michael Stipe declares T In The Park a ‘different kind of challenge’

Watch tonight's (July 13) headliner speaking exclusively to NME.COM

Michael Stipe – frontman of R.E.M, who are set to headline the T In The Park festival tonight (July 13) – has spoken exclusively to NME.COM just hours before his band’s set.

Stipe spoke about the challenge playing to festival crowds poses, how much he enjoys playing songs such as ‘Losing My Religion’, his love for Holy Fuck and The Zutons and his plans for his own band’s the future.

Watch the exclusive REM video on the NME festival blog now. Or click below.

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