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Daniel Lanois reveals U2 recording secrets in debut film

Daniel Lanois reveals U2 recording secrets in debut film

Producer Daniel Lanois is to shed light on recording with U2 in his debut feature-length film.

“Here Is What Is”, set to be shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, is an attempt by Lanois to ‘try to capture the elusive process’ of recording.

One section of the film documents Lanois and Brian Eno’s recent production work with U2 in Morocco, while stars including Emmylou Harris, Garth Hudson, Willie Nelson and Hollywood actor Billy Bob Thornton also feature in other parts of the movie.

A trailer and photographs from the making of the film can be seen at Daniel Lanois’ official site.


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