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Tuesday, November 18, 2003
From a DeRo article on MBV:

Because of its labored creation, fans assumed Shields was a perfectionist. "That's one of the great misconceptions about this band, that everything is intellectual and there's an awful lot of time spent in the studio perfecting things," he said. "Everything you ever hear on our records, virtually all the overdubs are first-take stuff, and all the guitar parts are first or second take. It's more like capturing the moment. For me, everything hinges on one critical thing, and that's being in an inspired state of mind."

Are you fucking serious? First or second take?! Well, I feel a lot better about my recording techniques now...

(link via an old QV post)