Dave Gilmour also maintains that songs such as 'Rats' and 'Maisie' on the second album simply fell into place during studio rehearsals.
catherine yronwode identifies the bass and percussion at the beginning of Maisie as deriving from Howlin' Wolf's "Spoonful"
- "The Madcap Laughs: Mick Rock Photo Sessions, 1993
Maisie, Maisie, Maisie, Maisie
Bad luck, bride of a bull
Strode out to meet Maisie in the evening light