Do you think I Want a Dog was planned to be a single?

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Do you think I Want a Dog was planned to be a single?

#1 Post by Nickname »

I had never listened to this version (edited):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DcqPZRmrl8

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No, it wasn’t. All the Introspective tracks had 7” edits made, for US radio. For example, here is I’m not scared edited:

https://youtu.be/3FpDOxIvxBM

And It’s alright:

https://youtu.be/7Lb72i7iSW8
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#3 Post by domino »

While we are talking about it. Here are the other edits to make the album complete. ;)

Left to my own devices:
https://youtu.be/-FE6PA8yS5U

Domino Dancing:
https://youtu.be/OIIl6TFNnXY

Always on my mind/In my house:
https://youtu.be/OroPjocFkcw
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I think this is actually the official I want a dog one:

https://youtu.be/HBm3RNPiExo

The first post is most likely a fan edit.
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Also interesting: The whole album with those edits - so basically an Introspective-EP.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghe2BgTt0IU
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#6 Post by telys »

Fleshed out with Don Juan, I get excited and One of the crowd, this could've been the US release of the LP... perhaps it would've fared better.
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telys wrote: Sat 20 Feb 2021, 9:28 pm Fleshed out with Don Juan, I get excited and One of the crowd, this could've been the US release of the LP... perhaps it would've fared better.
- The sound of the Atom Splitting
- I get excited (full version)
- Always on my Mind (12 "extended version)
- I'm not Scared (Introspective version)
- Domino Dancing (Introspective version)
- I Want a Dog
- It's Alright (single version)
- Left to my own Devices (Introspective version)

Much better.

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Nickname wrote: Sun 21 Feb 2021, 12:34 am
telys wrote: Sat 20 Feb 2021, 9:28 pm Fleshed out with Don Juan, I get excited and One of the crowd, this could've been the US release of the LP... perhaps it would've fared better.
- The sound of the Atom Splitting
- I get excited (full version)
- Always on my Mind (12 "extended version)
- I'm not Scared (Introspective version)
- Domino Dancing (Introspective version)
- I Want a Dog
- It's Alright (single version)
- Left to my own Devices (Introspective version)

Much better.
TSOTAS is divisive. Personally I'm a fan of it because its so f'ing mental, but I dont think it would have fared well on an album as an opener. It's quite an oddity.

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#9 Post by retrofuturist »

Greetings,
Gabby wrote: Sun 21 Feb 2021, 12:53 am TSOTAS is divisive. Personally I'm a fan of it because its so f'ing mental, but I dont think it would have fared well on an album as an opener. It's quite an oddity.
Good summary... and honestly, there isn't anything I'd change about Introspective.

And as great as I Get Excited is, it has the sound palette of Actually, not Introspective.

Metta,
Paul. :)

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retrofuturist wrote: Sun 21 Feb 2021, 2:24 am Greetings,
Gabby wrote: Sun 21 Feb 2021, 12:53 am TSOTAS is divisive. Personally I'm a fan of it because its so f'ing mental, but I dont think it would have fared well on an album as an opener. It's quite an oddity.
Good summary... and honestly, there isn't anything I'd change about Introspective.

And as great as I Get Excited is, it has the sound palette of Actually, not Introspective.

Metta,
Paul. :)
I'm not talking about my preferences but about what would've made more impact on the US market.
My version of Introspective would've been a double album with the following additions:
I get excited (full version)
One of the crowd
Don Juan
If there was love (Neil version)
Occupy your mind (Neil version)
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Do those last two exist?

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Spittingcat wrote: Mon 22 Feb 2021, 2:01 am Do those last two exist?
At least as demos, I guess?
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