TOM ROWLANDS and ED SIMONS gave the track an aggressive title when the volatile rocker arrived at their studio boasting a hand injury.
They explain, "He'd been hitting doors and people and walls and he had a huge swollen hand that smelt of Germolene. So the track became The Boxer.
"He's a lovely lad, he's really nice. It's good having a friend who's so talented so you can have fun in the studio but then the thing that you come out with at the end of it is brilliant as well."12/07/2005 01:35