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“When something considered secret and wonderful is revealed to the world, it becomes a little less wonderful. It’s time to find something new. That’s a legitimate and healthy cycle. But I think we’re still great, and I don’t have blinders on.”
- Michael Stipe, quoted by Spin in 1988, being both self aware and cocky, on the eve of REM signing an 8-figure deal with Warner Brothers Records, amidst cries that the band was selling out.
Found in part 1 of AV Club writer Steven Hyden’s excellent history of REM, based on his own personal history as a fan of the band.