Mark had previously told me that he didn’t want to copyright his songs.
“I was just thinking it would be a good idea if you didn’t copyright it, so that if people wanted to do them, they don’t have to go through all the hassle, you know. We have difficulty using photos and stuff because of people’s copyright on them. I just thought it’d be easy if we didn’t have a copyright on it.”
There is indeed no composer, credit or copyright on the single.
Bruce: “The thing about copyright is that it separates people [a flute starts playing quietly in the background]. It means that if there’s something you appreciate, that you like and you wanna make it part of you in a way, you can’t, you’re stopped from doing it. It keeps people apart. It keeps people from getting together in some way. It’s another one of those things that keep people separate.”
Mark [almost snorting]: “Patenting your ideas that they’re mine and no one else can have them.”