" U2 went back to their list of their producers. I was second on the list. Thank goodness [Ian Curtis] committed suicide "
" A poetic, sensitive, tortured soul, the Ian Curtis of the myth — he was definitely that ... But he could also be one of the lads — he was one of the lads as far as we were concerned. … He had three personas he was trying to juggle: he had his married-man persona, at home with the wife; the laddish side; and the cerebral, literary side. By the end he was juggling home life and band life, and had two women on the go. There were just too many Ians to cope with. "