Actually, I was having dinner with Michael [Stipe, of R.E.M.] when our second album went platinum, which up until that point was the highest success we’d ever had. And he turned to me during dinner and said, ‘Welcome to the deep waters, kid.’ I’ll never forget that.

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“Actually, I was having dinner with Michael [Stipe, of R.E.M.] when our second album went platinum, which up until that point was the highest success we’d ever had. And he turned to me during dinner and said, ‘Welcome to the deep waters, kid.’ I’ll never forget that.”

 

Billy Corgan

Actually, I was having dinner with Michael when our second album went platinum, which up until that point was the highest success we'd ever had. And he turned to me during dinner and said, 'Welcome to the deep waters, kid.' I'll never forget that.