This one I remember particularly as me being disillusioned over her commitment. I might still be dreaming but this one is now reality, thank you all:). Mark Lewisohn, in his book “The Beatles Recording Sessions,” describes this version as “perhaps a little too fast and frenetic” which may have been the reason why neither of the two takes recorded on this day have ever seen the light of day anywhere, even on bootlegs. I thought I knew you What did I know? During the twelve measures of high-energy vamping in the conclusion, Paul plays up his vocal high jinks with single-tracked ad-libs like “yeah, a-baby, you’ve changed” and “a-you changed, you changed…” as he fades off into the sunset. The organ is very clearly there, and easy to pick out. Even if John or Paul were unavailable (for whatever reason), surely George Martin would’ve been the most likely candidate? The Beatles Bible uses cookies to bring you a better browsing experience. Some fun tidbits about this song: this take sounds notably rushed; at around 0:58 you can hear tapping to the right that doesn’t keep to the beat well. There was only occasional reading into Beatles lyrics such as Norweigan Wood. key thing is figuring out what acoustic guitar was used. As is one’s wont in relationships, you will from time to time argue or not see eye to eye on things, and a couple of the songs around this period were that kind of thing. If you listen closely enough during this introduction, you can hear Paul practice his vocals in the right channel repeating “, The first measure of the second verse is marked by the last organ stab by Ringo as the downbeat, which is followed immediately by the lyrics of the second verse, namely “. Both the mono and original stereo mixes of the song were made on November 15th, 1965, in the control room of EMI Studio One by George Martin and engineers Norman Smith and Richard Lush. One other mysterious overdub was performed by Ringo during these early morning hours. Pepper's Better? Reminds me of the Goodbye demo, very similar style. This was released on September 9th, 2009. Alright, I’m going with Paul on the acoustic as well. John does well in playing the folk-guitarist role with touches of well-performed vocal harmonies in each mid-verse. The third verse also contains some curious lines about her formerly being “above” him “but not today.” In Paul’s mind she is now “down there,” which probably depicts how he used so think so highly of her but now she’s seen as someone who’s as shallow as most of the women Paul encounters. He must have had an argument with, Not wanting to waste a good song, and because the deadline for the album was fast approaching and they needed all the material they could find, they took another stab at the song on November 10th of that year. I wrote quite a lot of stuff up in that room actually. “You were above me, but not today (because today I’m high)”. It seems like a new song since it played form my clubs 2020 Pandora track at a party. Paul McCartney also appeared to have overlooked it throughout his solo concert tours. Milds. Log In; Sign Up; Search Clear. / I thought I knew you, what did I know? I'm Looking Through You Lyrics: I'm looking through you, where did you go? Thought it was clever. There’s a pic of him playin in durin the Paperback Writer sessions. Why? Owning the original 1965 mono and stereo mixes made available in Britain is much easier. You must select a language. He told me that I was privy to a great secret, that he just tapped on a pack of matches with his finger.”. This process took a total of 18 hours between four days, much longer than any other Beatles song to date. It’s quite unusual. Is Magical Mystery Tour or Sgt. It’s a D# G#—fairly typical—but there’s also a D as a grace note except it’s often held down rather.. ungracefully. The Beatles Bible is run for the love of anything and everything to do with The Beatles. I’m looking for informations: who played lead guitar in this song? At the time when I’m looking through you was written Jane had moved to Bristol so as to further her acting career. #JioSaavnReplay. The first measure of the second verse is marked by the last organ stab by Ringo as the downbeat, which is followed immediately by the lyrics of the second verse, namely “your lips are moving.” This verse actually becomes nineteen measures long because of one extra measure of high energy vamping at the end. The latter was played by Ringo Starr, who also created a percussive sound by tapping a box of matches with his fingers. ‘I’m Looking Through You’ I seem to remember after an argument with Jane. It’s possible, but whatever. Show original; Random article; I'm Looking Through You . For those having trouble hearing Ringo’s organ it is the loudest part of the song after each chorus “Youre not the same”. These "Playtapes" are highly collectable today. You don't sound different I've learned the game I'm looking through you You're not the same Upon close examination of the first stereo mix of the song, which contains the rhythm track entirely on the left channel, we hear a tambourine being played simultaneously by someone. All I knew were the “false starts” on the American album. "I'm Looking Through You" is a Lennon–McCartney song, written by Paul McCartney, that first appeared on the Beatles ' 1965 album Rubber Soul. The alternate interpretation is “you’re not the same [as me]”. They did some things like this because they thought that people were taking things to seriously. So I think that they just added that line saying Ringo plays the organ, and then they had a laugh. All seem to basically start with The White Album & Yoko but I think 1965 is a far better place to start (if not earlier) – LSD, Yesterday, and comments like Norman Smith’s. Hit the Accept button to remove this message. This is an interesting observation. A standard three hour recording session could result in one, two, and sometimes three finished songs. It sounds quite jazzy/dissonant! Yet still, I know the truth will rise and fall, That's just the way it goes, a word now to the wise, The world was made to change, each day is a surprise Looking at life through my own eyes, I'm searching for a hero to idolize, Feeling the pain as innocence dies, Looking at life, through my own eyes I'll take my heart into battle, give that freedom bell a rattle, Get my independence signed, declare it on the dotted line, Let Philadelphia freedom ring… Since they were definitely familiar with the song by now, only one take (take 4) was needed to nail down the rhythm track. But the most important thing about it was that we were suddenly hearing sounds that we weren’t able to hear before…everything was blossoming at that time; including us, because we were still growing.”. The song was probably composed shortly before recording began, which would place the writing in October of 1965. I didn’t treat women as most people do. I’ll find someone else.’ It was shattering to be without her. I don’t Believe it’s Paul by himself because of the matchbox fact and Ringo on the organ. he plays piano. I must say that I doubt that Ringo plays the organ on this song. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. The song was completed the following day with the addition of vocals and handclaps. The instrumentation of the rhythm track included Paul on bass and vocals, John on acoustic guitar, George on electric guitar and Ringo on drums. George Martin returned to the master tapes in 1986 to create new stereo mixes for the entire “Rubber Soul” album. A number of McCartney’s songs of this time, including ‘We Can Work It Out’ and ‘You Won’t See Me’, were based upon his relationship with Asher. The sound of the snare drum in this song changes from beat to beat quite a lot as well as occasionally hitting only the rim as we hear in the second verse. It’s at the end of the verses, along with the lead guitar. It was written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney. Why that credit got on the notes on the back of the jacket is a mystery. While there were plans to include the incredible “take one” studio recording on a proposed 80’s album to be entitled “Sessions,” this release never panned out. The first four-and-a-half hours were spent creating the rhythm track, which obviously included much rehearsal since only one complete take was accomplished during this period of time. At least as far as the adults were concerned. He suffered for her. Replay the Songs, Artists & Albums that Made 2020 Memorable. The Beatles first attempted to record ‘I’m Looking Through You’ on 24 October 1965. I really need to find the name of this song that’s been stuck in my head forever. On the CD you hear even better. were released in this portable format, "I'm Looking Through You" being on one of these. He had a Burns bass like I said. After spending the first ten hours fully recording two new compositions, namely “You Won’t See Me” and “Girl,” they resurrected “Wait,” which was a leftover track from the “Help!” sessions, to add overdubs for about an hour. Aside from different instrumentation, it lacked the ‘Why, tell me why’ section, was slower than the final version, and contained two bluesy instrumental passages. He can see “through” her being away, Jane saying that she wants to pursue her acting career while he is convinced she just wants to be away from him. The Beatles viewed “I’m Looking Through You” as only an album track so they overlooked it for any late 1965 or 1966 live performances. Maybe Paul recorded this with Ringo, two insturments at a time? Find the latest in im looking through you music at Last.fm. However, they kept him quite busy with organ stabs and match-tapping as overdubs, which show him as a real trooper. i’m looking from a song that goes and i won’t run from you i’m giving you time to come through and the you and through are like yoooooouuu. It also does this on the reel to reel releases. His bass work is also engaging, his downward run that accompanies his upward rise in vocals (such as when “I’m looking through you” or “I thought I knew you” is heard) being especially notable. I knew it was selfish. George is the most low-keyed Beatle in the song, shaking a tambourine at times and doodling around on electric guitar whenever the mood struck him. I’ve always had a lot around, even when I’ve had a steady girl. John was a careful guitarist quite nimble (have a look at him in Let It Be film)… but it doesn’t seem his style in this song… I just feel it – happy to be proven wrong. This first version was released in 1996 on Anthology 2. Similarly when George played bass on a few tracks its clear because he had to play the right handed Fender VI bass. Many of the other lyrics fit this alternate interpretation almost frighteningly well. The stereo mix, which fades out slightly earlier than the mono mix, was made by placing the rhythm track entirely on the left channel and all of the overdubs, vocals included, entirely on the right channel. “You don’t look different but you have changed (my perceptions of you have changed)”. This comment brought to my attention the anthology 2 version. They entered EMI Studio Two at 9 pm on that day for what turned out to be a late night session that lasted seven hours. If you listen closely enough during this introduction, you can hear Paul practice his vocals in the right channel repeating “where did you go?” on the vinyl record, although the CD mix wiped this away. in there accompanying the guitar. George admitted to playin on a lot of songs. And gobbledy-gook lines about “silver spoons” and “the banks of her own lagoon” were obviously too ‘stream of consciousness’ to be personal. No false start on the mono US Capitol original album release. George is playin a Burns bass and Paul is playin acoustic and probably the overdubbed lead. Pick all the languages you want to listen to. It caused a few rows. People were not taking the Beatles seriously at this time. Suffice it to say that this (song) was probably related to that romantic episode and I was seeing through her façade. And realising that it wasn’t quite all that it seemed. It sounds like the acoustic guitar chords were played using the standard open G, C and Em ones, but 1/2 step up. One source (Babiuk referenced in “All The Songs”) says Ringo is tapping a matchbook with his finger, which is probably more accurate, though I can’t imagine how anyone can get that sound with one finger. Id say its john, its a relatively easy part which I don’t see why hed have any trouble getting in less than an hour. Was it really John playing the acoustic guitar part in the recording? “We did spend a bit more time on it and tried new things. Unlike John Lennon, McCartney is not nearly as obviously autobiographical. 4) Hammond organ (Ringo) plus Harrison’s “dirty” Casino guitar. These ‘alarms’ evoke the paranoia which one often feels around sober people when one is high on marijuana. A noticeable edit is heard in the fifth measure during the lyric “, phone doesn’t dispel what he suspects is true, saying her “, The third verse also contains some curious lines about her formerly being “, December 6th, 1965, was the date that the US first heard “I’m Looking Through You” as an album track on the Capitol release “. As has been mentioned in the first post. The original Capitol LP has the same 2 false starts – to this day when my friends and I play this song on our acoustics – we play the 2 false starts. Maybe Ringo sat at the organ or even played something on it. The first thing on the agenda was to fully record the new Lennon / McCartney composition “, The next day, November 11th, 1965, was the deadline day to complete the album. As if he’s speaking literally, he adds “where did you go” as if she was literally transparent. But on this one he is. I don’t hold grudges so that gets rid of that little bit of emotional baggage. The first thing on the agenda was to fully record the new Lennon / McCartney composition “The Word.” After approximately five hours being used to complete this song, they worked from 2 till 4 am on perfecting the rhythm track for their third version of “I’m Looking Through You.”. However, Paul went through a brief phase in 1965 where he wrote about his personal experiences with a degree of specificity. The song first appeared on 1965 album Rubber Soul. The acoustic guitar has a sound associated with open chords. Yes I collect the vinyl for the UK and US LPs and the US one has the false starts. Your lips are moving I cannot hear Your voice is soothing But the words aren't clear. A simple introduction is included while an extended final verse acts as a fitting conclusion. Suffice to say that this one was probably related to that romantic episode and I was seeing through her façade. He could not understand why Jane would put her career ahead of him. These cookies do not store any personal information. Another thing: Both the organ and the lead guitar have a pretty distorted tone. The Remains were one of the support acts on The Beatles’ last tour, and Tashian wrote a book, Ticket To Ride, about it. “Love has a nasty habit of disappearing overnight” is a catchy line, but it’s absolute nonsense. Oh wow look I'm back. I read somewhere that Capitol had EMI rush the masters and they sent that in error. Written by: Lennon-McCartney Recorded: 24 October; 6, 10, 11 November 1965 Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith, Released: 3 December 1965 (UK), 6 December 1965 (US), Paul McCartney: vocals, bass John Lennon: harmony vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar George Harrison: guitar, tambourine Ringo Starr: drums, organ, percussion. I have to agree with you. Also, for some strange reason, one of Ringo’s organ stabs at the end of the third verse is centered in this new mix. “I’m looking through you and you’re nowhere” is another possible clash, but I like to assume that’s just a reference to “Nowhere Man” on the same album (compare the Ob-La-Di-Bla-Da reference on Savoy Truffle). By 11:30 pm, the song appeared to be complete. Therefore, the acoustic guitar introduction would be five measures long, ending just before the vocals begin. Certainly it can disappear overnight – for the party that doesn’t see it coming. Kind of hard to picture. The lyrics of the I’m looking through you song reflect Paul’s struggling relationship with Jane Asher. This is repeated throughout the song with the solo sections pre-dating The Monkees stabbing organ sounds and "swinging" electric guitar solos. I’ve never heard an organ in the song. Several other anomalies happen throughout the final version of this song, and some people speculate that the final version was really only Paul playing. Maybe none of them could master that (l)one chord that Ringo plays throughout! It’s one chord that is played in sync with the lead guitar. Working in this manner took more time, as evidenced in the time spent on some of the tracks on their late 1965 album “, When asked about the song in 1980, John Lennon simply said, “Paul. His "Out There" tour, which ran from 2013 through 2015, periodically included the song as well. I'm Looking Through You Lyrics: I'm looking through you, where did you go? I'm looking through you And you're nowhere Why, tell me why did you not treat me right Love has a nasty habit of disappearing overnight I'm looking through you, where did you go I thought I knew you, what did I know You don't look different, but you have changed I'm looking through you You're not the same. The Hunter Davies biography mentions the time when the other three thought they needed Ringo for some work, only to call him a little later to tell him not to come in, after he had prepared to do so. When Paul wrote it, it would’ve been on guitar, why hand it over to John? Makes sense to have Ringo play the organ part since it’s function is purely percussive, not melodic. The eighteenth measure is where Ringo apparently forgot to hit his organ stab twice, resulting in a slightly off beat overdub on another track to fix the problem. One of the very few instances in which an unreleased version sounds better than the final product. McCartney wrote the song about English actress Jane Asher, his girlfriend for much of the 1960s, and her refusal to give up her stage career and focus on his needs. Happens all the time. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Mark Lewisohn has said there is no Hammond organ in the song. I remember specifically this one being about that, getting rid of some emotional baggage. A year and one-half earlier, he sings lead on the song “Matchbox”. so why not use him to overdub ONE chord on an organ. In the book he recounts how Ringo explained to him what the sound was. “In the early days (George Martin) had an assistant who’d go through rehearsals with us,” remembers Ringo, "and George would just come in for the take, to press the tape button. I would write it out in a song and then I’ve got rid of the emotion. It caused a few rows. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Superb track… Sounds suspiciously like paul played most of the instruments on the version on ‘rubber soul’, the tougher sounding version on ‘anthology2’ feels more like a band performance and i actually prefer it. wow u guys just don’t like Ringo. Jane left me once and went off to Bristol to act. GI'm Clook-G/Bing Amthrough you,Emwhere did you Dgo GI Cthought G/BI Amknew you,Emwhat did I Dknow Em7You don't look dAsus4iffer-eAmnt, but Gyou Chave Dchanged GI'm Clook-G/Bing Amthrough you,Cyou're not the Gsame C GCx2 Weird. I agree with you. I’ve listened carefully to the Rock Band multitracks, and there’s definitely an organ in there. I wonder if they used the same fuzzbox that Paul used for “Think For Yourself”? That’s always mystified me, too (the decision to employ Ringo on organ). It was written about Jane Asher, McCartney's girlfriend for five years, "You don't look different, but you have changed," the lyrics declare, reflecting his dissatisfaction with their relationship. Writing and rehearsing in the studio leads to a lot of downtime for the non-participants while the principals decide what it is they ultimately want. Following this is another nineteen-measure verse, which is essentially identical to the second verse except for a new set of lyrics. The electric lead riff seems way too fast to be George. New videos ever Sunday now for awhile. From 1:05 to 1:20 you can hear little plinking on the right guitar, as if whoever’s playing is tuning or has forgotten how to play, which happens again at around 1:49. Paul’s lyrics, while depicting his disillusionment about the absence of his current girlfriend, are written more artistically than autobiographically revealing. Also the Matchbox fact, Is it supposed to to be the Tapping that just disappears half say through the verse? And wow, it’s great. Brights. The extra time needed was especially evident during the recording of Paul’s recent composition “I’m Looking Through You.” It was common for The Beatles to continue working on a song on another session, and even to re-record the same song from scratch on a later day. Find im looking through you tracks, artists, and albums. I think Ringo playing the organ was something Paul did to keep Ringo from pouting! It sounds just like a single two-or-three finger chord, really screechy and distorted – possibly played through a fuzzbox? If you’re interested in owning authentic CD replicas of the official US mixes of “Rubber Soul,” buying a new copy of this box set is your best bet. Its a very percussive, very simple organización part. “We usually talked more about music and records (than instruments). He was really in love in Jane, and she was each day more away from him. A noticeable edit is heard in the fifth measure during the lyric “love has a nasty habit.” George’s lead guitar ramblings are also heard in the bridge on the fourth, seventh and eighth measures. George is heard doodling around a little on guitar in the third and fourth measure, but he appears to be out of ad-lib ideas and just sits out the rest of the song after that, except for his tambourine playing in the fade-out of course. The mono mixes for the entire “Rubber Soul” album were actually “fold down” mixes created by combining both channels of the stereo mixes. Why WOULDN’T it be Ringo? Since the acoustic guitar introduction includes two false starts, we can deduce that this is probably John since he did the same thing on the master tape of his acoustic introduction to “Norwegian Wood.” Therefore, the tambourine appears to have been played by George Harrison. 2” was released, which contained the entire American “Rubber Soul” album as originally made available. Paul and John played acoustic guitars on the basic track. All images © their respective owners. It couldn’t be Ringo since he was playing drums, nor could it be Paul since he was playing bass. The only difference is you're down there I'm looking through you, and you're nowhere Why, tell me why, did you not treat me right? I guess we all agree that it’s Paul on the bass so most probably John is on the acoustic and George on tambourine. Capitol's version of "Rubber Soul" was released on an individual compact disc on January 21st, 2014, both the mono and stereo versions of the album contained on a single CD. They entered EMI Studio Two at 7 pm for a six hour recording session that resulted in a more acoustic rendition of “I’m Looking Through You.” To round out the composition, Paul wrote a bridge and included it in the arrangement. Anyone ever hear Ringo’s organ part on this song? These "Playtapes" are highly collectable today. I’m not sure it’s a Hammond, though, so I’ve amended the article. The new George Martin stereo mix from 1986 was used on the April 30th, 1987 released “Rubber Soul” compact disc, the vinyl edition coming out on July 21st, 1987. This being essentially a ‘Paul song’ however you slice it, McCartney takes center stage with his double-tracked lead vocals and vibrant guitar leads in the final measures of each verse. Despite the huge volume of books about the breakup of The Beatles, I don’t think there’s yet been one that really does a good job. It’s thought he might’ve just overdubbed everything himself, considering all vocals consist of him, and that this version has a very “Paul” sound. Paul captured that feeling of empty sorrow succinctly. Otherwise, the framework of the verse is identical to the first except for the appearance of George on electric guitar for the first time in the twelfth and thirteenth measures. This is followed by ‘alarm bells’ (the guitar). Desmond and Molly, as well as Maxwell Edison and Joan, were obviously fictitious creations for storytelling. It is supposed to be played on the same channel as the lead guitar. At 7 pm they began the overdubs, which included maracas, bongos, Hammond organ, double-tracked lead vocals from Paul, harmony vocals from John and handclaps. It was claimed that the 1965 mixes were restored, but because of a mix-up when putting the set together, a critical mistake was made. But i don’t think is was ever recorded, I think it is very inaudible on the record. The match-slapping is still heard but in a rather haphazard manner that is quite out of beat at times, such as in the fourth measure. The next day, November 11th, 1965, was the deadline day to complete the album. The interesting original arrangement put together by The Beatles was shown to be way before its time, although we’re so used to hearing the song as we’ve come to know it that one wonders if it would have fit as snugly on the “Rubber Soul” album had they not modified it. I'm Looking Through You The Beatles Buy This Song. A rush job, Paul eager to commit his song to tape when the other Beatles were not available. changes from beat to beat quite a lot as well as occasionally hitting only the rim as we hear in the second verse. Only the bridge, which was written as an afterthought, tells the story without the veil of poetic license. When asked about the song in 1980, John Lennon simply said, “Paul. In his 1968 authorised biography of The Beatles, Hunter Davies recorded McCartney’s thoughts while he and Asher were still together. And Ringo also misses the snare drum again in the fourteenth measure after the words “you’re down there.”. However, it wasn’t until 10 November that they hit upon the final arrangement used on Rubber Soul. That is, until his “Up And Coming Tour”  of 2010 and 2011 in which he periodically featured the song using a primarily acoustic arrangement. Therefore, they entered EMI Studio Two at 6 pm for an unprecedented thirteen-hour recording session to complete the “, The standard use of verses and bridges is returned to once again, culminating in a ‘verse/ verse/ bridge/ verse/ bridge/ verse’ format (or, Therefore, the acoustic guitar introduction would be five measures long, ending just before the vocals begin. may be something other than a Hammond, but I’m far from certain.). It’s a flat, smacking sound. Which is why when I read this article and saw those parts were originally absent, I grinned a real big grin. The match-slapping is still heard but in a rather haphazard manner that is quite out of beat at times, such as in the fourth measure. This song is currently unavailable in your area. Not wanting to waste a good song, and because the deadline for the album was fast approaching and they needed all the material they could find, they took another stab at the song on November 10th of that year. Paul McCartney’s very pointed message to Jane Asher. I cannot hear any trace of an organ sound on the song. At 1:18, after “You were above me,” the left guitar has feedback issues and rings for a brief moment. Instead of creating a stereo mix of the song, they used the original mono mix that presumably was created on October 25th, 1965. He then again included the song at times in his "On The Run Tour" of 2011 and 2012. Although she physically doesn’t “look different,” he emphatically screams “you’re not the same!” Even her “soothing” voice on the phone doesn’t dispel what he suspects is true, saying her “words aren’t clear.”  After all, he’s “leaned the game.”. But also, I’m surprised no one has mentioned that Ringo’s organ part is rather atypical. These tape cartidges did not have the capability to include entire albums, so two truncated four-song versions of "Rubber Soul" were released in this portable format, "I'm Looking Through You" being on one of these. Want more? Join the Fab Forum discussion on I'm Looking Through You, Paul McCartney sues Sony over Beatles song rights, Television: Paul McCartney interviewed for Scene Special. You don't look different But you have changed I'm looking through you You're not the same. Just purchase the box set “The Beatles In Mono,” which contains their whole mono catalog as well as the entire “Help!” and “Rubber Soul” albums with their original stereo mixes, all remastered. Right around the halfway mark of recording their latest album, after seven songs being all or nearly completed, they devoted October 24th, 1965 to recording Paul’s latest composition “I’m Looking Through You.” They entered EMI Studio Two at 2:30 pm for two back-to-back sessions that amounted to nine hours. 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