Musicians and fans react to REM's split
Here are some of the reactions from celebrities and musicians:
Zane Lowe wrote:
"REM never dumbed down. Look at the bands they influenced... The Smiths, Radiohead, Nirvana and so on. And they end with dignity. Most won't."
One Republic tweeted:
"one of the best, most enduring bands of our lifetime. you guys will be missed. Your music will keep on keepin' on".
The Strokes and The Futureheads simply tweeted:
Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai wrote:
"REM were the most over rated band on the planet and their singer is the rudest person I've ever met."
Peter from Popjustice wrote:
"Michael Stipe once told me he liked my watch. #RIPEM"
Watch REM performing 'Man On The Moon' live in Dublin and their video for 'Nightswimming':
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