"It was quite hard for the band to shift from having played to loops of other people to playing to loops of themselves. We felt it was essential to do that, though, because you can get very lazy with samples. They're an easy way to get the ball rolling, but you're always in danger of sounding like some basic samples with the band on top. You're in danger of being dictated to by what's there, rather than saying: 'this is just our springboard'."
- Pop-producer Flood, on the use of samples on Pop
did you know
Larry's tattoo from the Songs of Innocence album is based on Native American mythology, it's the Pawnee tribe and it's a symbol of protecting the innocence. He got it done when his son, Elvis, was in the womb.