"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 album Songs of Innocence used to start with 'This Is Where You Can Reach Me,' which was always supposed to be the first song. U2 then changed this to Raised by Wolves, but ultimately decided to "put the songs first", just like on Joshua Tree.