Hear a talk about 10cc’s classic track, which was recorded in 1975, before digital recording technology. Extensive tape loops were used in the recording. Speaking at the beginning of this audio interview is Eric Stewart, who co-wrote the song with Graham Gouldman. The pair sang the “wall of voices” parts along with group members Kevin Godley and Lol Creme.
The effect from 10cc’s extraordinary talent and skills made for one of the most memorable songs in history.
You can also hear one of the voice tape loops here: