Michael Stipe portrait. Artwork Photo Credit: Sam Taylor-Johnson
Michael Stipe portrait. Artwork Photo Credit: Sam Taylor-Johnson

Michael Stipe Single Aids Eco 'Extinction Rebellion'

Former R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe has released his first-ever solo single "Your Capricious Soul."

Proceeds from the song are going towards emerging environmental movement, Extinction Rebellion.

“I took a long break from music, and I wanted to jump back in. I love 'Your Capricious Soul' — it’s my first solo work," said Stipe. "I want to add my voice to this exciting shift in consciousness. Extinction Rebellion gave me the incentive to push the release and not wait. Our relationship to the environment has been a lifelong concern and I now feel hopeful — optimistic, even. I believe we can bring the kind of change needed to improve our beautiful planet Earth, our standing and our place on it."

Started in October 2018, Extinction Rebellion is dedicated to "non-violent civil disobedience to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse." The emerging organization says it has three major demands: — Continue reading Aaron Brophy's feature at Samaritanmag.

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