"My mother heard me sing publicly just once. I played the Pharaoh in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. It was really the part of an Elvis impersonator, so that’s what I did. Dressed up as Elvis, I curled my lip and brought the house down. Iris laughed and laughed."
did you know
"Moment of Surrender", recorded in a single take, is the track that producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois said best represents the band's original album concept of creating "future hymns".