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On December 18th 2002, the song had its premiere during Radiohead's 4th webcast. At that point it had a second alternate title, 'Morning Me Lord':
This image from the 'scrapbook' section of radiohead.com contains a line from the lyrics:
In August 2005, the band worked on this song during their six-day session at Hook End. Three posts from Dead Air Space from that period mention it:
'Morning Mi Lord' was one of the titles that appeared on the blackboard the band used during two weeks of rehearsals from september 19th to 30th 2005. At the end of that session, Colin posted a picture of this board on Dead Air Space on september 30th, unfortunately (and probably intentionally) in rather low resolution, so that some of it can't be deciphered:
The official 2006 Radiohead calendar contained a page which featured related lines (click to enlarge):
On march 8th 2006, shortly after sessions with Mark Stent had come to an unfruitful end, another photo of a blackboard (and a perhaps slightly worried Ed) was posted on Dead Air Space. A tour had been scheduled for may and june to escape the frustration of the recent sessions and to breathe new life into the project. Rehearsals for the upcoming dates had begun recently, and this board shows which new songs were at this point considered for inclusion in the setlists. 'Morning Mi Lord' was one of these, but would not be played (click image for full size):
On June 10th 2006, after the first concert in Montreal, a fan allegedly met Thom and asked him about the song. The conversation was posted on the messageboard of ateaseweb:
On December 5th 2006, Thom himself posted this on the official message board:
An instrumental mix of the song was prepared by the band for licensing purposes and was available shortly after the release of The King of Limbs on the website of Radiohead's publisher Warner/Chappell Music:
Live performances during the touring for The King of Limbs:
2. circa may 26th 2011 From the Basement London UK Link
3. june 28th 2011 Glastonbury Festival Pilton UK Link
4. september 26th 2011 The Colbert Report New York City, NY USA Link
Live performances #5 to #35 during the touring for The King of Limbs:
Live performances #36 to #61 during the touring for The King of Limbs: