"I remember Nile Rodgers playing some notes up the neck of his guitar and it was the riff from 'Notorious'. That was the first time that any of us had ever heard it. We just said, 'Man, we've got to have that.'" - Simon LeBon
"We had been forced by our own desire for success into a stereotype of a teen-idol group. We were spending far more time worrying about clothes, make-up and photo sessions than we were about writing songs." - Simon LeBon
''I used to say to the guys, ‘People don’t realize how great you are because you’re still like this boy band and the girls are still talking about your looks. And the music becomes sort of an added bonus. Now it’s time to go in the direction where you can become more like a U2 that’s really classic and solid artistically. You gotta build that foundation and let’s take the fans along with us.’ - Nile Rodgers
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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