!! OMG, WATCH: Michael Stipe performs beautiful rendition of ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ in tribute to David Bowie on ‘Fallon’ !!

Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon this week to share a beautiful and chilling, piano-driven cover of David Bowie‘s The Man Who Sold The World. Michael is part of two sold-out Bowie Tribute shows in NYC on the 31st and 1st. Find the full line-up after the jump!

The Music of David Bowie at Carnegie Hall on March 31:

Patti Smith
Pixies
Michael Stipe
Debbie Harry & Matt Katz-Bohen
The Flaming Lips
J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.
The Roots featuring Tariq & Bilal
Perry Farrell
Cyndi Lauper
Cat Power
Laurie Anderson
Robyn Hitchcock
Eugene Hütz of Gogol Bordello
Jakob Dylan
Bettye LaVette
The Mountain Goats
Ann Wilson of Heart
Rickie Lee Jones
Holy Holy
Choir! Choir! Choir! & New York City Youth Chorus

The Music of David Bowie at Radio City Music Hall on April 1:

Pixies
Blondie
Michael Stipe
The Flaming Lips
Mumford & Sons
Esperanza Spalding
J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.
The Roots featuring Tariq & Bilal
Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio
Perry Farrell
Ron Pope
Cat Power
Jakob Dylan
The Polyphonic Spree
Jherek Bischoff, Amanda Palmer & Anna Calvi with Kronos Quartet
Donny McCaslin Group with Mark Guiliana, Jason Lindner and Tony Visconti
Ann Wilson of Heart
Rickie Lee Jones
Holy Holy
Choir! Choir! Choir! & New York City Youth Chorus

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1 Comment on "OMG, WATCH: Michael Stipe performs beautiful rendition of ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ in tribute to David Bowie on ‘Fallon’"

  1. Stipe doesn’t really have the strength or rage of Bowie, and his gross look makes him difficult to watch. Not the greatest tribute to a truly talented and fashionable man.

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