when a door is not a door

Prompted… by Sheridan Dupre\’s very recent posting of the finished piece from 1999\’s \”Summerteeth\”, here is the working demo; forgoing both backing vocals and harmonica. While less is often more, I would have liked to have heard a version even closer to the song\’s inception – stripped of all convention of arrangement and sugar coated pretense.

Harrowing, perhaps. Uncomfortably hard hitting and brittle as shower-stall glass.

From studio sessions recorded in Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Portland, Los Angeles and North Carolina. Just as it says on the jar, if not precisely the tin. WILCO: SHE\’S A JAR from \”The Summerteeth Sessions\” bootleg (Reprise) 1999 (US)


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