Isaac Slade had to laugh. Here he was, finishing up a piano part for the last song to be recorded for The Fray's debut album, How to Save a Life. And co- producer Aaron Johnson is asking him how the second record is coming?
"I laughed at him. He wasn't laughing," Slade says. "I said, 'You've gotta be kidding, right?' He said, 'No, you've got to start writing for it.'"
Slade and his cohorts – guitarist and vocalist Joe King, drummer Ben Wysocki and guitarist Dave Welsh – got the hint.