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The compromise recording method adopted for E S P was for the brothers to start all the recordings with just the three of them and then complete the work with session players and a producer, replacing much of the original track.
If they started with an idea and a rhythm track and built a song onto it as they recorded, that would accommodate something like what all three preferred to do.
The first song they completed, ‘You Win Again’, would the first single.
It has a steady pounding beat and a straightforward verse-chorus structure, the style Robin and Maurice favored, but the melodic verse and lead vocal both suggest that it is primarily Barry composing this way in order to get the hit single they needed to start a new phase in the Bee Gees’s career.
The ‘drumming’ was electronic sequencers programmed by Barry and Maurice and their engineer Scott Glasel.
The Gibb instrumental tracks were done from October 1986 into 1987.
The additional recording beyond the demo was done with a light touch that maintains the feel of the original while improving the sound.
Barry takes lead vocal backed mainly by a rhythm track by Maurice and Rhett Lawrence (from Runaway) and synthesizer work by Robbie Kondor.
In the second half of 1987 they worked on a few songs with Andy, and they may have started writing songs for the next Bee Gees album.First, it gives very little time between recording and the release of the first single in August.Barry tends to tinker and fuss over recordings, and as the Bee Gees comeback this was a very important album to them.Over the previous few years Barry and Robin had become accustomed to different recording styles.Barry preferred to write all the songs and record demos, and then go into the big studio with session players to record polished versions for release.
He presumably did so in October, but the brothers were now bringing in partially recorded songs as previously described. Since the first four happen to be the two future singles and two very good ballads, it’s pretty clear that the brothers chose them as the most important songs from a larger collection of candidates.