Hitmakers: Phil Thornalley on Torn

George Garner

The making of Torn was phenomenal and its effect on my life has been phenomenal. That’s not overstating it. It really turned my career around.

I’d had quite a few hits at that point, producing Pornography by The Cure was an amazing calling card. But much to the chagrin of various managers, I’d gone on tour with The Cure – I’d established myself as a producer and then said, ‘No, I want to go out on the road’. Then I ...

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