"I've never worked with any artist where nothing is prepared, nothing is demoed, they just go in and wait for it to arrive. I feel I'm letting them down."
- Chris Thomas, the first producer of How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, relaying his thoughts to Paul McGuinness before they split ways for the album
did you know
The original working title of "Exit" was "Executioner's Song" because U2 was using a lot of literature as their jumping off point for the songs in terms of just taking their work in a slightly different direction.