…allegedly inspired by a large Raleigh bicycle belonging to his new Cambridge girlfriend Jenny Spires… although she has since dismissed the connection as rubbish.
– Watkinson/Anderson, Crazy Diamond, p 32.
'The Bike Song' (aka "Bike") …. the forthcoming album's closer. Cliff Jones wrote,
The tempo changes at the end of every verse. The rising glissando note that finishes each chorus was achieved using a crude oscillator and varispeeding the tape down while the track was running.
The apparently double-tracked… read more