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How He Wrote Elastica Man (Frischmann/Smith/Nagle/Elastica)
Published by EMI Music.
This is the album version. Other versions: EP.

Justine: "We were in the studio and he (Mark E Smith) was in a pub around the corner. Dave bumped into him and invited him to come down. He was up for doing some stuff so we did. I was initially too scared to come out of the control room but when I did he was charming. I think he probably can be quite scary but he chose to be the perfect gentleman when he was working with us. He was actually very inspiring to be around - really cool. We'd had that track for a while and we didn't know what to do with it and he walked into the studio room and plugged his mic into an amp, turned it up until it was all feeding back and started shouting 'E!- L!-A!' doing his cheerleader bit which was quite bizarre."


'E' (the possibilities)
'L' (keep going on)
'spell' (no way out)
'L' (not here, y'all)
'A' (come a little closer)
'S' (not mere, dear)
 
'T', 'I', 'C & A'

break through these class barriers
& a glass barrier
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'E' (extra special)
'L' (last chance)
'A' (pre & post)
'S' (check out of this life)
'T' (take that)
'I' (impossible)
 
'C & A', 'spell', 'elle'... magazine

new volcanic, volcanica
break through these class barriers
and a glass barrier

Produced by Marc Waterman/Elastica
Engineered by Tom Rixton/Phillip Bagnall
Mixed by Phil Vinall

Available on:
The Menace
The Menace (bonus trks. ed.)