Give It Up
Main Index On a Friday 1985-1988 On a Friday 1989-1991 Pablo Honey The Bends OK Computer Kid A Amnesiac Hail to the Thief In Rainbows The King of Limbs A Moon Shaped Pool Thom Yorke Jonny Greenwood Ed O'Brien Colin Greenwood Philip Selway
The song first appeared on the summer 1990 demo compilation tape:
With Phil living in Ireland temporarily this was one of the tracks that were recorded on a Portastudio 4-track over drum loops from Public Enemy or Soul To Soul, in this case the latter. Since the band did not own a sampler, the loops were generated by Thom repeatedly recording from his walkman onto a track of the Portastudio.
A reworked version was recorded in april 1991 at Dungeon Studios: