I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead

Album: The Hawk is Howling (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • Guitarist John Cummings told Uncut magazine: "'I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead' was a concerted attempt to come up with a song title that mentioned Jim Morrison without being to base. 'Jim Morrison, American Prick' was a phrase we'd enjoyed, although it hadn't been assigned to any piece of music, but we thought it was too childish. And as no need to be so vulgar."
  • This was one of several new compositions that were debuted at a Mogwai show for the Triptych Festival at Tramway in Glasgow, Scotland in April 2008.

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