there is a version running around. it is long. there is a cool drum machine on it. some piano. err. ed on bass. i need to take a break from it now. it has taken me months to write the words properly--Thom Yorke
it may well be that because we are working on completely new material it seems that we have not moved much today, like yesterday. but we discussed ' follow me around' and how we would like to approach it, rather than just start playing and thereby fall into old habits. plank says he likes the 'remain in light' style jam we had which is good because we were pretty nonchalant about it. 'de la soul'esque jam at end.
journal, wednesday july28 1999
[...] segway into 'follow me around' and a reworking of the 'cminor song' (in a stax stylee). jonny meanwhile is attempting to put the vocal mic through his analogue filters - which looks like a remake of an old telephone exchange. "hello vicar, yes ill put you through to mr kipling"... so the last two songs are punctuated by sudden bursts of unearthly noises, both extremely good and extremely bad.
journal, thursday august5 1999
[...] twice around 'follow me around' - mmm. not great, but salvaged by 'you and whose army' [...]
journal, wednesday sept1 1999
[...] there was some protool arranging on 'follow me around' and an attempt to do vocal, piano and drums on 'egyptian song'. was sounding ok. [...]
there is a version running around. it is long. there is a cool drum machine on it. some piano. err. ed on bass. i need to take a break from it now. it has taken me months to write the words properly.
message board, 19 décembre 1999
even when you're coming down
you are standing for the world
and i can see you
and i'm bringing there
to coming down
Follow Me Around sera sur l'album ?
dont know yet. there is A version. very different now to MPIE.
message board, 25 février 2000
what happened to Follow Me Around?
been put in a cupboard wrapped in newspaper to see what happens to it. it was good though. i think. i dunno. im not very musical.
message board, 6 juillet 2000