... recorded in January '92, when Geb had been with us for 3
months ... a couple of earlier oddballs and a cover version:
[Clip from b/w 60s video of The Mamas and the Papas]
Geb: «California Dreamin'» was just done on a whim we had in
the studio. I think Bent ran out and got a cassette of the song, then came back
Geb: ... and sat down and wrote out the text, and we recorded it that
afternoon. It wasn't something we had rehearsed or planned at all; it was just
one of those ideas we got in the studio. Suddenly it was on tape ...
[clip from Motorpsycho video of «California Dreamin'»]
Geb: ... There's always been a pop thing underpinning all the upbeat
stuff that we've made. There's always been that interest in good songs. And
there was some nice harmonizing on there too, as far as I can remember ... I
don't know how it sounds today, though ...
Bent: 2-part at least, and almost 3-part ...
Geb: 2-and-a-half part ...
Snah: [rolling a cigarette] Our first attempt at harmonizing ...
[Bent hides his face in his hand]