Howard Cosell track - Mogwai?

Stuart McHugh stuart@...
Thu Aug 15 09:28:21 CEST 2002

>  > A few years ago, I heard a session track that sampled the "legendary"
>>  US sports presenter Howard Cosell. I am pretty sure that it was done
>>  by Mogwai and that because of problems of clearing the sample the
>>  track would never be released. Can anyone confirm my memory or
>>  correct it?
>The Mogwai track is called 'Helps Both Ways' and samples John Madden. You're
>correct in saying that they were refused permission to use the sample, and
>the track appeared on their 'Come On Die Young' album with a different
>commentary sample. As far as I'm aware, the track never formed part of a
>Peel session, but it was part of the set Mogwai played at Chemikal
>Underground's 5th birthday party, which Peel broadcast in March 2000.

What eventually came out on the 'No Education' ep? The Madden sample 
was on the initial promos for the track, I'm sure; did the actual 
release contain the re-recorded version?


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