Terry Richardson It has been a steady climb for Rihanna as she has finally…
- Posted on Nov 19th 2008 4:00PM by Melinda Newman
To that end, U2's lead singer and guitarist wrote the song 'Sugar Daddy,' featured on Jones' first new U.S. album in 15 years, especially for the Welsh superstar, which also finds the Edge playing on the track.
Although Jones says he immediately loved the song, he was a little concerned with the title. "I said, 'Is that what you think of me?'" Jones tells Spinner. "Bono said, 'I just like the sound of sugar daddy.'"
The modest Jones was also worried that some of the lines would come across as bragging, but Bono quickly quelled Jones' fears by assuring him he was the right man for the job. "When I first heard it, I said, 'I hope it [doesn't] come across [like I'm] blowing my own trumpet.' And Bono said, 'Well, you're the only guy that's got balls enough to sing this thing.' So, I said OK."
And who are we to argue ... or check.