Producer seriously hurt

Award winning producer Daniel Lanois has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident.

Emerging as a solo musician in the mid 80s, Daniel Lanois' perfection streak in the studio soon alerted label bosses to his potential. Working with a series of artists, the producer is now one of the most powerful men in the music industry.

Amongst the artists Daniel Lanois has worked with are U2, Bob Dylan and more. Indeed, Lanois has been widely credited with aiding the remarkable artistic resurgence in Dylan's career.

An acclaimed solo artist in his own right, Daniel Lanois was tragically involved in a motorcycle accident at the weekend. The Globe And Mail reports that the producer fell while riding his motorcycle through the Los Angeles neighborhood Silverlake.

Admitted to intensive care, Daniel Lanois remains in hospital. The producer had been set to work with the group Black Dub this summer, recording new material and playing a series of European dates.

However those shows have been immediately postponed in light of the accident. An upcoming album showcasing work between Daniel Lanois and Black Dub has also been postponed.

Together with Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois has produced the bulk of U2's material since the mid 80s. Due to return to the studio with the Irish rock giants soon, the project must now be put on hold.

Daniel Lanois might get some advice from Bob Dylan - the iconic songwriter was involved in a serious motorcycle accident in 1966, sending him to hospital. Taking him off the road for a year, the singer retreated to his home where he recorded 'The Basement Tapes' with The Band.

Get well soon!

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