Versioni alternative, demo, prove strumentali, outtakes e molto altro: è il contenuto dei 18 minidisc, che a quanto si legge in un post su Reddit, sono in possesso di un collezionista con cui è venuto in contatto un fan dei Radiohead, più di 17 ore di registrazioni per OK Computer, l’album del 1997 unanimemente considerato uno dei lavori più importanti della band di Thom Yorke. Nel 2017, in occasione del ventennale, era uscito OKNOTOK, una riedizione dell’album con inediti e B-side. Questo è il contenuto dei minidisc:
DISC 1 TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 – 1:52 Exit Music Melody / Life in a Glasshouse
1:53 – 5:47 Early I Promise
5:48 – 10:48 Attention Unreleased #1 (Hurts to Walk, possibly Attention?) 10:49 – 13:15 Early Electioneering
13:20 – 15:53 Early Lift
15:54 – 22:29 Full Band True Love Waits
22:34 – 23:38 Unreleased #2 (Little by little, crawls away)
23:38 – 24:22 movie recording?
24:32 – 28:26 First Performance of Lift
28:30 – 36:33 Early Electioneering and I Promise (Live)
36:34 – 38:10 Unreleased #3 (Solo Thom on Acoustic)
38:13 – 43:11 Early Airbag
43:29 – 43:55 Reverb w/ some airbag at end
44:02 – 48:27 Early Airbag w/ reverb at beginning (sounds like planet telex)
48:28 – 52:34 Early Live Performance of I Promise
52:36 – 53:24 Unreleased #4 (i wanna sing along?)
53:25 – 57:28 Early Live Performance of I Promise
57:28 – 1:01:00 Early Live Performance of Electioneering
1:01:02 – 1:05:42 Early Paranoid Android
1:05:42 – 1:07:47 Early Airbag Midway (Sounds like complete version)
1:07:48 – 1:10:48 Early Electioneering (Harmonic vocals, possibly ed or jonny? Cuts off early)
1:10:48 – 1:11:21 Silence
DISC 2 TIMESTAMPS:
0:25 no surprises (soundcheck demo? sounds like the 1 on cassette)
12:21 outdoor sounds
15:30 ? (this is what i thought was exit music)
21:28 some ladies chattering n public transport (russian? idk what language) (A REMINDER NOISES)
25:01 tv noises (dogwander/dog wonder inspiration?)
28:25 more noises
29:10 ? (this kinda cuts out into diff tracks i think? not sure if it’s supposed to be 1 song)
32:46 MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK DEMO (sounds very bends-y) (HAS THE BEAUTIFUL ANGEL VERSE)
37:56 ? (has warbling in the middle… idk if it’s a separate take or they’re just jamming)
39:55 Exit Music (again)
40:36 LET DOWN (early version) (some instrumental jamming at the end)
45:32 another motion picture soundtrack demo
50:28 airbag (w/ false start)
55:31 ? (fan name: Hurts To Walk (My Funky Cloak)) (w/ little jams in the end)
59:40 hurts to walk take 2?
1:03:01 random jamming
1:04:31 start of a song i’ve heard but i forgot the name (the one that goes pa pa pa pa pa pa)
DISC 3 TIMESTAMPS:
0:10 (unknown flute and sitar jam, skipping around)
2:25 I Promise (cut intro, live)
3:37 Motion Picture Soundtrack (electric guitar, solo Thom so far). According to redditor /u/EsotericCD, this is from the 4/10/96 “Just Passin’ Thru” radio session in Rockville, MD, but is a “FAR FAR better sounding version of it than the off-air recording we used to have.” Thanks for the ID!
7:07 I Promise (first ever live performance, announcement at beginning)
11:24 String arrangements for something (Climbing Up The Walls? unsure)
12:10 Nude with full band (similar to OKNOTOK cassette, may be same take?)
16:12 Metallic percussive noises
16:52 Synthesizer solo
18:11 Saxophone solo, tape manipulated drums
19:35 Solo piano with delay, synth brass and reversed drums/sub bass
26:33 808 and acid-like bassline
30:00 Unreleased Thom solo demo tape #1 3A (Maybe this is love…)
32:40 Unreleased Thom solo demo #2 3B (I Must Control It)
35:14 Same piano delay song as before with more layers (sounds more like a song now)
39:15 Unreleased Thom solo demo #3 3C (It’s gonna be done)
42:14 Unreleased Thom solo demo #4 3D (Can anyone help us)
46:30 Exit Music (solo Thom, alternate arrangement/rhythm and lyrics)
50:50 Very early Paranoid Android section (before “you don’t remember, why don’t you remember my name?” excerpt live
52:25 No Surprises at soundcheck
55:50 Full band song that sounds vaguely familiar but I can’t identify @ soundcheck
1:00:53 Same piano delay song again with even more layers
1:06:17 Unreleased Thom solo demo #5 3E (I Don’t Get It)
DISC 4 TIMESTAMPS:
Overview: Mostly the band practicing/trying stuff out with earlier versions of well-known tracks. Some interesting synth-ish stuff thrown in towards the beginning.
0:05 This is background for some track I should recognize but I don’t (bass + synth) (Someone should see if they can ID this) Is this Man of War? What is this?
1:38 No Surprises demo. Much acoustic guitar strumming, kind of jammy
5:55 Blip of Bullet Proof
5:58 Weird techno drums + piano Oh this is True Love Waits with synths and electronic drums, no thom singing tho (PLS CONFIRM TLW SOMEONE) [< its for sure tlw]
11:03 Wacky electronic drums with some weird ambient type crowd-ish noises very OKC
14:37 Either another version of the above or a continuation. Crowd noises sound like metro/transport announcements from A Reminder?
18:22 Paranoid Android “You don’t remember” section but like.. Different. Thom is talking through changes and they’re practicing
20:27 More practicing of the same section
21:41 More practicing “You don’t remember” section. Transition to “Rain down” section this time No backing vocals. “Hallelujah” version of this section. Rain down section jam that’s fire
27:22 Motion Picture Soundtrack early version super chill bass/drums/lil electric guitar. Has synth strings. Beautiful angel verse included.
33:01 Motion Picture Soundtrack same style early version. These are good versions.
38:05 Airbag Lacks final intro. Full band. Somewhat rough. Guitar solo similar to album version. Longer outro.
43:02 Airbag fast forwarded? Then started again. Much like previous but perhaps fuller? Outro is better? This is gud.
48:03 The Tourist early version, different lyrics, can’t make them out well “If you ..smething”. Different vocal melodies in here interesting stuff
51:03 Practicing alternate verse of The Tourist? Uncertain.
52:09 More practicing Tourist. Early version of chorus in here. Different lyrics, similar melody.
53:21 Palo Alto Some different verse lyrics here. Chorus has slightly different melody. Groovy.
DISC 5 TIMESTAMPS:
0:05 jamming with brief Paranoid Android (“rain down”) vocal, goofing around
1:10 Paranoid Android run through starting from “rain down” section
5:43 Paranoid Android run through from the beginning (THE 11MIN VERSION)
13:45 jamming with tape effects – guitar riff sounds slightly like electric “I Promise” but it isn’t
16:47 tape cuts into a different jam
17:57 a different jam – that gets fast forwarded through
18:08 jam begins again – heavy keyboard/synth sounds – (“I go running into the light”)
25:53 new rock jam with vocals (“when i get bored so give me one of those and … machines / i just Wanna be like …”
30:08 No Surprises early version, full band
33:58 No Surprises early version, full band #2
37:42 Unknown full band song runthrough (“don’t want it to die (?)”)
42:41 Wake up call recording and phone recording/ambience miscellany (“We have registered your call have a nice sleep”)
43:57 Thom solo demo, very cheap microphone (“I won’t be halfway down (?) / just about to make you (?)”)
45:35 Thom solo demo #2, very cheap microphone again (“One thing …” / “Is it right to (?)” / “I’m going to get you back again”)
46:49 Fast forwarding through tape
46:57 Thom solo demo #3, very cheap microphone again (“You don’t see the signs”)
48:30 Thom solo demo #4, very cheap microphone again
49:57 Nude, Thom solo acoustic demo
53:11 Choir, lo-fi recording
53:45 Paranoid Android, early Thom/Jonny version
54:06 Drum jamming, lo-fi
56:10 Solo piano, Thom?
DISC 6 TIMESTAMPS:
0:08 crunchy guitar playing
0:50 some drumming
3:30 LAST FLOWERS EARLY VERSION (“no evaluations, no deliberations”)
8:00 ? (idk if it’s connected to the last song or not) (“i lost my feet”?) (cool riff at around 9:40 mark)
10:37 last flowers (another early version (wtf does he say semen here) (“appliances have stopped”) (this is so sweet i’m gonna cry))
14:15 ? (kinda sounds like a very early version of LIAGH) (audio quality sounds like he’s inside a tin can)
18:00 ? (song fades away near the end)
23:46 thom talks about old letters or some shit (cuts in the middle of song)
24:57 ? (continues from the other track)
25:52 ? (sounds like carnival music at the start) (woah cool harp) (cool jazzy instrumental) (this is good) < u/iscreamyouscreamweall says its the James Bond Soundtrack
29:23 ? (scary urgent instrumental music; it’s like bond soundtrack muzak) (low brass sounds)
30:07 ? (snippet of scary violin)
30:14 ? (scary bgm; tim burton-esque)
30:32 ? snippet of a song repeating
30:45 ? similar snippet as above but with choir (REMINDS ME OF MPS STUDIO VERSION)
31:36 ? skipped to the end of this piece
31:57 snippet of violin
32:03 bouncy horns & guitar
32:14 sounds like battle music
32:23 more battle music
32:49 more score sounds (ominous & curious) (weird high freq. noises)
33:38 big drum sounds & some beats n shit (almost tribal)
34:19 bongos (w/ fleeting guitar? string?)
35:01 more battle music
35:25 twinkly bgm that moves into jazz
(last few secs r silent)
DISC 7 TIMESTAMPS:
0:10 Unreleased Thom solo demo #1 7A (Leave your comments and reactions here)
2:42 Last Flowers, Full Band (drop out or mixing error at 5:52)
7:17 Melatonin alternate version or mix (!)
9:29 Unknown song, full band rough (“You would do the same, thousand miles, wanted to believe in, take a little piece of it” … “never go back tomorrow”)
11:43 Unknown song fragment/jamming
12:27 Gorgeous full band jam or instrumental song with organ and ride cymbal keeping time
15:03 Ambient jam, may have been used as background sound on an official song, can’t identify (Climbing Up the Walls?) – also has Thom going “hello,” pitch-shifted up under tons of delay
16:13 Solo drums — Airbag drums?
17:57 Early electric guitar version of Karma Police with very early, unfinished lyrics and the chorus: “This is what you get when you fuck with me”
22:13 Unknown full band song (“You won’t try”, “I wanna go to the edge(?)”), early version/runthrough
27:52 / 28:20 Psychedelic-ish full band, unknown song
28:41 Very early Airbag guitar, much slower tempo, rock arrangement intro –
29:18 Groovy/funky rock jam, then turns into very early Airbag full band
30:17 Very early Airbag attempt #3
35:05 Early Let Down
42:10 Maybe Last Flowers (very skronky) (?) full band version – or another song entirely?
42:54 Zx computer noises
43:46 Radio or TV ambience recording – dialogue from a movie?
44:00 Sounds like a continuation of 42:10 without Thom’s vocals – a veritable Radiohead funk jam
50:12 Jam continues — Thom vocals enter with lyrics
DISC 8 TIMESTAMPS:
00:04 Acoustic jam/demo. Thom’s really bashing on it. Some kind of open or low drop tuning. End 4:17
4:36 Acoustic Demo 1 (“you want it all”) end 7:13
7:13 Acoustic Demo 2 (“send me away”) end 9:20 (hard cut)
9:20 Acoustic Demo 3 end 11:42
11:42 Karma Police – Early live soundboard. “this is what you’ll get when you fuck with us”. End 15:29.
15:30 Paranoid Android – Early live soundboard, same show as above. Has “rain down” but no “that’s it sir”. Goes into extended outro part! The one on the oknotok tape side 2. End 22:35
22:36 I Promise – Live soundboard, same show. End 26.26
26:27 Let Down – Early live soundboard, same show? Acoustic intro, vocals start when the drums come in. Organ at the end! Second verse again instead of the third. End 31:21
31:22 Climbing Up The Walls – Early live soundboard, same show? End 35:32
35:33 No Surprises – live soundboard End 39:13
39:14 I Promise – live soundboard End 43:01
43:01 Electioneering – live soundboard End 46:28
46:28 Paranoid Android – live soundboard, another ‘96 version with organ, into extended outro. End 53:09
53:10 synthy theremin thing? Loud and scary. Climbing up the walls noises?
53:54 Climbing Up The Walls – live soundboard
58:05 END OF TAPE
DISC 9 TIMESTAMPS:
0:10 – an ambient piano track (idk either)
2:40 – ? (starts off acoustically, goes full band, slow song. “Walk down to the” idk)
7:31 – Let Down (sounds like a rehearsal, very rough, early lyrics too)
12:51 – Karma Police (again probably a rehearsal, different drums, no guitar, more bass… sounds like a really rough version of it… different lyrics too)
15:04 – Karma Police (the same rehearsal, more distortion on the bass though, and guitar… sounds more like a rock song tbh “THIS IS WHAT YOU GET WHEN YOU FUCK WITH ME”, it then goes instrumental til the end.
17:32 – Last Flowers (jonny is fucking killing it here, jk idk what he’s doing. More band oriented, different lyrics, but same melody and key)
20:41 – ? (“tell me something, I need a job” unknown song, audio tears alot)
24:33 – Let Down (Guitars mostly, different arrangement, REALLY LONG, they’re probably learning more how to play it. I remember they said back then they never really played Let Down live due to it being “too complicated”, jonny switches to organ later on.)
25:23 – Life in a Glasshouse (very different from the finished version, sounds like a rehearsal, but has the same melody, jonny is killing it on the organ tho)
35:01 – Life in a Glasshouse (bedroom recording, just thom and his guitar)
40:42 – Fitter Happier glitching noises and piano
43:22 – ? (very low quality acoustic recording of thom)
46:53 – ? (louder… bedroom recording)
51:01 – A Reminder (acoustic bedroom recording)
53:38 – END
DISC 10 TIMESTAMPS:
0:06 – Last Flowers (different lyrics, more band structured, rock n roll sound.)
3:23 – Last Flowers (different rehearsal? includes intro and effects)
5:36 – True Love Waits (jamming)
10:06 – Everyone (4-track demo, The National Anthem, same one as the cassette tape, ‘Everyone‘ was the working title’)
13:13 – The Bends (4-track demo, this was already released at some point in 1996)
18:02 – ? (most likely from the same 4-track demo, could also be on the cassette tape)
21:40 – Let Down (a more acoustic arrangement with no drums, different lyrics, also the gain is too fucking high)
27:25 – Airbag (live demo recording, slightly seeks and skips, also jamming at the end)
29:30 – Airbag jamming
30:05 – Colins bass notes (for airbag)
30:24 – ? (its thom on guitar again, i’m gonna nickname this “dont stop”)
34:40 – ? (“don’t stop, do you want to?”)
39:21 – Climbing Up the Walls (the transcript from the cassette tapes)
40:45 – the same climbing up the walls transcript, slowed down
43:16 – ? (beats followed by thom on guitars) According to reddit /u/TraxusXII, this is a “Roland TR-606 drum machine that Thom is playing along with.”
46:54 – ? (another bedroom recording of thom on the guitar)
48:27 – ? (anotha one)
51:20 – ?
53:28 – Karma Police (bedroom recording, only thom and his guitar, different lyrics, and vocal key)
57:43 – “I hope you choke” (the same bedroom recording, only a short glimpse of this song before the tape ends)
58:23 – END
DISC 11 TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 – vocal singing (through effects, doesn’t sound like radiohead tbh)
2:17 – Exit Music (very different lyrics, thom singing with acoustic, sounds like colin singing with him)
5:49 – ? (thom on a car ride, playing a song acoustically)
7:28 – ? (same car ride, another song)
10:23 – random noise, maybe the rest of the car ride
11:16 – ? (“let me go” thom acoustic song)
13:37 – ? (same guitar melody, different lyrics)
14:45 – Climbing Up the Walls (live at Mansfield 1996, higher quality, SBD for sure)
19:04 – I Promise (live at Mansfield 1996, higher quality than the promo released before OKNOTOK)
22:56 – Paranoid Android (live at Mansfield 1996, best recording out there)
29:24 – Karma Police (live at Mansfield 1996)
33:45 – ? (thom on acoustic)
36:38 – ?
39:32 – Let Down (live performance, early version, an organ instead of jonny at the ending)
44:50 – Old cinema soundtrack.
46:01 – old cinema evil lady laughing
41:32 – Let Down (another live recording, early version)
51:23 – Paranoid Android (live, early version, i think this one could be the Hershey stadium in 1996)
58:18 – Karma Police (same show for sure, live and early version)
1:02:01 – END
DISC 12 TIMESTAMPS:
(Most of these are live, unknown dates but highly likely during 1996)
0:05 – Climbing up the Walls (live performance, early lyrics)
4:05 – Climbing up the Walls (another live performance, early)
8:10 – I Promise (live performance)
12:03 – Paranoid Android (live, drums have a lot of reverb in the beginning)
18:56 – tv show noises
19:37 – No Surprises (thom says “hello we’re the support band”)
23:28 – Paranoid Android (another live performance)
30:18 – I Promise (sounds like same venue, live)
34:05 – Karma Police (live performance, altho bad mixing cuz most of the stuff is on the right channel…)
38:00 – Climbing up the walls (thom: “it’s a song about murder”, live)
42:06 – I Promise (live…)
45:55 – Let Down (early version, live.. Really good audio.)
50:53 – No Surprises (live, great audio again)
54:37 – Climbing Up the walls (early version, great audio)
58:44 – Electioneering (live)
1:02:08 – Paranoid Android (live)
1:09:12 – Let Down (live)
1:13:58 – END
DISC 13 TIMESTAMPS
Temp copied in from 4chan thread we can go back over this later if we want:
0:12 radio chatter
1:16 literally a buzzing fridge
1:45 Thom acoustic demo of Palo Alto, lyrics differ slightly from final version
3:21 above abruptly breaks into Are You Someone? (featured on OKNOTOK cassette), then returns to Palo Alto
5:43 found sounds of the city and TV
14:33 Exit Music Thom acoustic demo, more alternate lyrics
16:30 found sounds of the city, band rehearsing distantly in the background?
27:43 Lift full band monitor (incomplete)
29:35 return of television found sounds
35:50 Ed and Thom talking before acoustic jam with Thom mumbling overtop
37:38 acoustic guitars, reminiscent of the ending of IMBW
38:10 acoustic guitar noodling, Attention?
39:25 Thom acoustic demo, unknown song (“lay it on the ground/it’s driving me insane”)
43:21 jazzy full band rehearsal noodling, Phil drum solo in stereo midway
45:57 acoustic guitar noodling,sounds like incidental western music
46:22 choir sounds recorded off a TV
47:32 Thom acoustic demo of Polyethylene pt. 2, alternate lyrics (“the little things”)
Thank you anon
DISC 14 TIMESTAMPS:
Lots of live versions, a few unknown tracks. A few appearances from “Attention” track.
0:05 Lull early version, different key?
3:22 another version of hurts to walk
4:24 Cut in the tape, sounds like more hurts to walk
5:53 More hurts to walk, Thom proud of his funky clothes
8:55 Acoustic Demo “He’s not for sale” (Contains lyrics “little by little,” seems to have no relation to TKOL)
9:33 Airbag, early, acoustic, alternate lyrics (“In the next world war, an angel at my door..”)
13:13 Overlapping conversation, sounds English
14:06 Electioneering live, Thom introduces it as “This is a new song.” They have some fun with it. Some lyrical variation from final version.
17:29 Same live session, transitions to Lift, with O Superman by Laurie Anderson intro. Good performance. (thanks to u/shanerichmond for fix)
21:35 Airbag acoustic-ish. Similar style to 9:33 above, but a different performance.
26:11 Airbag acoustic again, live. See above.
30:40 Unreleased performance of “Attention” – lyrics about “Joy of the uprising / an action with some meaning”
34:25 “Attention” again. Sounds like a full performance. Seems cleaner.
39:19 Unknown jam session sounds very OKC not sure if it’s any song in particular? Someone check this
40:26 Skips around a couple times, resolves to Lift, sounds like a live performance
44:15 Jamming on Airbag (sounds like) “It’s on tape, yeah?” -Thom
44:32 Unknown – Thom singing over muted acoustic guitar track. “Is anyone around? / I think you’re crazy / for wanting me to tell” or something like that. Volume level on voice jumps around a bit. Almost sounds like early version of a couple different things. Guitar cuts in/out a bit near end. Thom’s really gettin’ it. “You’re always on the phone”
49:04 Paranoid Android, Soundcheck? Thom directing volume levels a bit. Relatively unstructured. Slight variation in “rain down” section lyrics. “It’s gonna rain down on you”
52:15 Airbag, see all above instances of Airbag it’s very similar. Maybe some extra synth-y stuff in this one?
56:53 Electioneering live. Sounds weirdly distant. Vocal tracks almost seem isolated? “Give me one of them prizes”, “Doin’ it all” lines are in here. Must be an early performance.
1:00:26 I Promise, live. Thom introduces. Most of his speech is fast-forwarded. “I can’t read music, these are words.” — “-REM tour, and I still look” — “-he said he didn’t mind. This is a new song, called I Promise”. Has “I won’t fool around no more” verse. Otherwise, lyrics identical to remastered version.
1:04:37 Paranoid Android “Why don’t you remember my name” part. Sounds live? Not sure. Alternate “rain down” lyrics from above (49:04) are not present here. “Hallelujah” variation of “rain down” lyrics also absent. Thom sings a backing harmony part here after the normal lyrics. No “that’s it sir” part.
1:06:29 “Attention” again. Cuts in for first verse, no intro. Unsure of lyrical differences with other versions on this file.
1:09:20 “Attention”, but I’m not sure I’ve heard these lyrics yet? “There’s nothing better to do / I’m taking off my clothes because I’ve got the hots for you”. Also there are backing vocals this time.
1:10:00 “Attention”, cut to the actual “Attention” part, with backing echo vocals, and some vocal effects now.
1:10:44 I Promise live. Introduction: “This is for the girl who just said ‘Thom help me I’m dying’ down in the front”. Drums sound very much like they do on remaster version. Has extra “fool around” verse, but no “funny look” line from 1:00:26 version. According to redditor /u/EsotericCD, this performance is from 4/12/96 Roseland Ballroom. Thanks for the ID!
1:13:31 Song cuts out
1:13:39 END OF TAPE
DISC 15 TIMESTAMPS:
0:02 Literally 3 seconds of Subterranean Homesick Alien
0:05 Karma Police Sounds like album version
4:55 Let Down slightly different from album version? Acoustic guitar from ending is now in the intro. Otherwise sounds like album version.
10:12 LIFT GUYS I THINK THIS IS THE VERSION FROM THE PREVIEWS
14:44 Cut synth bit from previous lift intro
14:52 Airbag – Late/finished version. may be a different vocal take; different reverb.
19:47 Electioneering – Late/finished version. End 23:41
24:19 A Reminder – Late/finished version. end 28:10
28:18 bit of Alien synths
28:29 Subterranean Homesick Alien– Late/finished version. End 33:00
33:19 Subterranean again.- Late/finished version. Must be something different. Someone help me figure out what… end 37:54
37:59 Subterranean again. What’s different? End 42:44
42:52 No Surprises – Different vocal take from album version. Original recorded speed; half-step down from album version.
47:05 Exit Music (starting with a thom chuckle and an “Okay”). Same as Tape 18 version?
51:51 Paranoid Android – album take? Synths seem quieter. Slightly different mix.
58:26 END OF TAPE
DISC 16 TIMESTAMPS:
0:06 Airbag – unmastered album version.
4:46 Paranoid Android – unmastered album version. This tape might be the album?
11:10 Subterranean Homesick Alien – unmastered album version.
15:39 Exit Music – unmastered album version.
20:09 Let Down – unmastered album version BUT starts fading out slow at 23:21 during the bridge. I guess they didn’t have an ending yet?
23:55 Fitter Happier – unmastered album version.
25:57 Climbing Up The Walls – unmastered album version.
30:41 No Surprises – unmastered album version.
34:27 Electioneering – unmastered album version
38:20 Lucky – unmastered album version.
42:40 Karma Police – unmastered album version.
47:03 The Tourist – unmastered album version.
52:31 A Reminder – unmastered album version.
56:25 Lift – final version?? No intro. Main strummed guitar on the right instead of left…Cleaner mix than previous tape.
1:00:15 Lift – similar to above but different mix. cleaner/more polished. Louder vocal. Louder synth. Lower guitars.
1:04:02 Polyethylene Pt 2 – another late mix. Distorted thom vocal.
1:07:54 some guitar thing
1:08:00 END OF TAPE
DISC 17 TIMESTAMPS:
0:11 The Tourist – studio take. Unmastered album version. End 5:34
5:44 The Tourist – Same as above? End 11:11
11:25 Polyethylene Part 2 – with its own count-in. Close to album version. Slightly different vocals, less compressed. End 15:16
15:22 Poly Pt 2 – same as above end 19:07
19:10 Fitter Happier – raw album version. End 21:22
21:29 Unknown Demo 1 – thom at the piano. “Everybody wants you but nobody wants you” “Tomorrow night in Paris”. Beautiful. Thom totally going for it. End 25:48
25:55 Unknown Demo 1 (2) – piano only.
27:18 END OF TAPE
DISC 18 TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 thom, quiet/wind noise
1:15 A Reminder – Thom singing QUIETLY BY HIMSELF (just vocal), outside? 3:46 end
5:00 A Reminder – Thom by himself (2) / 7:17 end
8:01 A Reminder – Thom by himself (3) / cut off 10:27
10:43 A Reminder – Thom (4) / end 12:10
12:37 A Reminder – Thom (5), in a new key / end 14:43
14:43 acoustic demo 1 (“what did you mean”) (1) end 17:13
17:23 acoustic demo 1 (“what did you mean”) (2) end 19:33
19:39 acoustic demo 1 (“what did you mean”) (3) – clearer vocals (“That wasn’t a shooting star, that was an airplane landing”) / cut off 21:28
21:31 acoustic demo 1 (“what did you mean”) (4) – just guitar – End 22:09
22:11 acoustic demo 2 rock/bluesy – (“you’re a sleazy bastard; you’re no friend of mine”) (“i am the sun and the moon”) cut off 25:50
25:50 phone ringing
26:00 Thom beatboxing!
26:35 Exit Music – studio take. May be the album vocal take. This may just be the unmastered album version? Background voices at “sing us a song” are different. Definitely the album take of everything else. End 31:09
31:17 No Surprises – studio take. Different vocal take from album version. Original recorded speed; half-step down from album version. Same as tape 15?
35:31 Paranoid Android – studio take. Unmastered album version.