U2’s Bono Says Band Recording New Album With Danger Mouse
U2 plan on releasing a new album early next year. They are currently recording with Danger Mouse, the alias for American production ace Brian Burton (Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz).
“We have about 12 songs with him,”
Bono told The Age .
“At the moment that looks like the album
we will put out next because it’s just happening so easily.”
U2 are also working on a club-sounding album, featuring Will i Am, David Guetta and Red One.
“U2’s remixes in the 1990s were a real treasure,”
“So we wanted to make a club-sounding record. We have a pile of songs.”
If that wasn’t enough, the band is also contemplating recording the songs Bono and The Edge wrote the Spiderman Broadway musical. “We haven’t convinced the rest of the band to do that yet,” Bono said. “Larry definitely has a raised eyebrow.”
This news seems to contradict the news that U2 manager Paul McGuiness shared last week about the new album being Songs of Ascent from the Brian Eno/Daniel Lanois produced sessions.