From Rollingstone.com: “Beethoven and I share a birthday,” Mike Mills says with a laugh. “I have a big bust of Ludwig on my piano glaring at me to practice more.”
The former R.E.M. bassist, who tellsRolling Stone he’s “damn good” today, has felt compelled to play more lately anyway, since he recently followed in the steps of Deep Purple, Billy Joel, Frank Zappa and even guitar shredder Yngwie Malmsteen in composing classical music.
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