Speaking to David Sheff on All We Are Saying, Lennon spoke about this tune, and detailed the way it took place – citing influences from Dylan primarily.
“It’s one of those that you sort of sing a bit sadly to yourself,” he defined, earlier than happening to recite a number of the lyrics.
“‘Here I stand/Head in hand.’ I began fascinated by my very own feelings.”
On when he began writing along with his feelings reasonably than his enterprise sense, Lennon went on: “I don’t know when precisely it began, like ‘I’m A Loser’ or ‘Hide Your Love Away,’ or these form of issues.
“Instead of projecting myself right into a state of affairs, I’d simply attempt to specific what I felt about myself which I had performed in me books.