Was Losing My Religion based on a story by Garcia Marquez?greenspun.com : LUSENET : R.E.M. : One Thread
Help! I have an oral report due tomorrow on Gabriel Garcia Marquez. He wrote a story about an old angel that falls down to earth, I think it's called 'An Old Man With Very Large Wings'. Is the losing my religion video based on this story? It would be a great adddition to my presentaion. Please Help!
-- Monica de la Garza (email@example.com), June 26, 2000
Obviously, the song has nothing to do with the story, but the video does use elements from the story. Although this may not be intentional, I go with it the presentation. Chances are your Prof. doesn't know R.E.M. from delta phase.
-- Chris Allen (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 03, 2000.
The answer is YES, Michael Stipe read that story and he liked it so much that he decided to include parts of it in the video.
-- Meg (annElise83@hotmail.com), July 21, 2000.