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Mike Mills

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Birthday
17, 1958
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
California

About

Multi-instrumentalist who helped found alternative rock group R.E.M. He also helped write many of R.E.M.'s hits.

Before Fame

He met his future bandmate Bill Berry while in high school and Michael Stipe and Peter Buck while attending college at the University of Georgia. He eventually dropped out of college to focus on the band's music.

Trivia

He was credited with composing "Nightswimming," "Find the River," "At My Most Beautiful," "Wendell Gee," "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" and was the driving creative force behind "Around the Sun," the band's 2004 album.

Family Life

He has a son named Julian.

Associated With

He provided backing vocals for "Erin," a track on "Ghost in My Head," Jill Hennessy's 2009 album.