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Michael Stipe and Courtney Love Duet on a Sea Chantey: VIDEO

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RoguesJohnny Depp has produced a pirate-themed album called Son of Rogue's Gallery which comes out next week and a few tracks have already hit the web, including this sea chantey called "Rio Grande" from Courtney Love and Michael Stipe (his first piece of music since R.E.M. dissolved.

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  1. This song sounds so familiar to me. Maybe I was a pirate in a past life?

    Posted by: Jack M | Feb 14, 2013 8:25:31 AM


  2. Maybe the spelling is different in the US

    Posted by: danswon | Feb 14, 2013 10:18:29 AM


  3. *sigh* So R.E.M. breaks up for good, Michael Stipe makes a big deal about retiring from music and then....he reappears with a song that sounds like R.E.M. ca. "Automatic for the People"? Huh?

    Posted by: Henry Holland | Feb 14, 2013 10:22:42 AM


  4. Pretty good. But melancholy. I saw a British press gang swing into a farm near Plymouth and drag three weeping young sons away from parents and farm to be thrown onto the deck of a wretched man-o-war...the beginning of a short story (I can feel it) take it away writers.

    Posted by: UFFDA | Feb 14, 2013 11:10:18 AM


  5. I'm just glad Courtney Love is alive.

    Posted by: bostonbeat | Feb 14, 2013 2:57:11 PM


  6. I wanted to like it, but it sounds too gimmicky. I can't imagine a less likely duo than Stipe and Love.

    Posted by: Paul R | Feb 14, 2013 3:29:23 PM


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