Watch Michael Stipe, Brian Eno, and Stephen Colbert Sing “Lean On Me”

Written by November 11th, 2011 at 11:43 am

“Folks, I have been devastated ever since I got the news that legendary rockers The R.E.M.s broke up,” said Stephen Colbert solemnly on last night’s Colbert Report. The TV pundit then brought out R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe and famed producer Brian Eno to sing a rousing version of “Lean On Me,” in the wake of R.E.M.’s demise.

Watch the ad hoc vocal trio tackling the Bill Withers classic below.

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Sign Off – Brian Eno, Michael Stipe & Stephen Colbert – “Lean on Me”
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