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Thom's first musical take on driving is about a car accident he survived in 1987. 'Stupid Car' appears only on the Drill EP in its original form. Later, it was recorded as part of the Volume compilation series for Issue Seven and dubbed Tinnitus mix. The airy sounds of this mix blows past you ears, evoking the driving experience; vocals come in at lower level.
Thom performed the song acoustically on february 11th 1993 at Signal Radio, Stockport, UK. As a sidenote: the hiss on this cassette recording is not intentional, of course, and yet it's interesting to see the connection to the Tinnitus mix, where a similar kind of noise was dubbed onto the Drill EP version: