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A Conversation with Daniel Lanois – HuffPost 11.3.14

Mike Ragogna: You took a couple of different approaches on your new album, Flesh And Machine. When you first decided to do the project, was this what you had in mind or did it evolve into this? Daniel Lanois: Oh, it evolved into this. I started with conventional songs and then the sidebars and byproducts became more interesting to me than the songs, so I abandoned the songs and went with the excitement of the sonics that I was discovering. It’s a very laboratory-driven record and I’m proud of it that way. For example, there’s a little track on there called “Two Bushas.” It sounds like a symphony but made of components and instruments that are unrecognizable. I’m glad I push the symphonic button with new sounds.

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