Here is one of the first tracks recorded for GroundSwell that didn’t make it onto the record. GroundSwell actually had a whole other release that was scrapped in favor of the record that was released. Composer J. William Johnson thought the original sounded “too jazzy.” Did you know that the final record was influenced by post rock pioneers This Will Destroy You? Johnson has stated that band’s recording of Another Language changed his mind in where to take the sound of the record.
This track is entitled “A Time And Place,” and features a Charlie Haden-inspired bass solo performed by Johnson at the end. Charlie Haden had just passed away a month previous when this was recorded.