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Michael Stipe: An Interview

Stephen Dalton, The Times, September 2006

THE ROOF TERRACE alone in Michael Stipe's ultra-deluxe Knightsbridge hotel suite is bigger than most luxury flats. Boasting its own sauna and dining hall, the R.E.M. singer's opulent penthouse pad feels distinctly presidential. Annoyingly, even though the room is already paid for, he plans to leave it empty overnight following our interview.

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