LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Renowned Canadian artist and record producer Daniel Lanois has been forced to cancel his current European tour with the Black Dub Collective, after being involved in a serious motorcycle accident in Los Angeles.
According to a press release, Lanois sustained multiple severe injuries during the accident and was placed in intensive care, but is expected to recover.
Lanois is well-regarded for his production work, with credits on numerous albums such as Bob Dylan's "Mercy"; Peter Gabriel's "So"; and a collaboration with Brian Eno on U2's "Joshua Tree." In addition to his production work, Lanois has put out nine albums as an artist, with the most recent work, a three album boxed set, entitled "The Omni Series" released in 2008.
More recently, Lanois been touring with his new project, The Black Dub Collective, which features Lanois on guitar, Brian Blade on the kit, Daryl Johnson on bass, and fronted by singer Trixie Whitley.
CelebrityAccess senior writer Larry LeBlanc spoke directly to Daniel Lanois who told him. "I'm in the hospital. I have a lot of broken bones."
LeBlanc is an old-friend of the Canadian producer, dating back to when Lanois operated the Grant Avenue Studio with his brother Bob Lanois in Hamilton, Ontario in the '80s. The two have stayed in touch over the years. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers