It had belonged to my nana, who is long dead. She brought it to a family function, and we all put it on and smelt our nana. It was a fragrance they don’t make any more.
— Michael Stipe, talking about a powder compact his sister found, in How Michael Stipe and R.E.M. rediscovered their best songs at the Times Online. Admittedly of limited interest to perfume fans, but hey, it's probably the only chance I'll ever get to quote Michael Stipe on this blog.