Watch Michael Stipe perform new song, “No Time For Love Like Now”

Written with The National's Aaron Dessner

Trending Now

Ways to keep reading Uncut during lockdown

Even if you can't leave the house, there's no need to miss an issue

Paul McCartney says he still consults John Lennon when writing songs

"I think, 'OK, what would he think of this? What would he say now?’"

Introducing Ultimate Record Collection: David Bowie – Part 2 (1977-89)

From the Berlin trilogy to Tin Machine, via Let's Dance

The 11th Uncut New Music Playlist Of 2020

The Besnard Lakes, Mogwai, Bill Callahan, Julien Baker, Paul Weller and more

Michael Stipe has released a video of him performing a new song, “No Time For Love Like Now”.

He writes: “First take! A new song with Aaron Dessner. This is the demo track. Echoing Love xxx Michael”. Watch it below:

Advertisement

Michael Stipe has been a great hero and friend to me (and The National),” added Dessner on Instagram, “and I never in my wildest dreams imagined writing songs together…but here is the demo of one in progress…coming to you from Michael in isolation at home — hope it raises some spirits. The lyrics and sentiment in the music feel tied to this time.”

Advertisement

Latest Issue

Paul McCartney, Uncut’s Review Of 2020, Neil Young, Elton John, Jarvis Cocker, Phoebe Bridgers, The Damned, Lucinda Williams, AC/DC, The Kinks and Moses Boyd
Advertisement

Features

Advertisement