You might consider them outtakes, but only insomuch as
The outtake often reveals more about the artist and his wandering genius than the polished product.
(Pilfer & Steele, 'Coition and Condition', Philosophy Inside and Outside, 1946)
Technically they are inchoate, without the implications of hollowness. These are very unhollow thoughts. To make it clearer: I love each and every word.
The Trees... and the Leaves
Nick's judgement: "slightly upbeat Simon and Garfunkel".
Nick defines range.
Nick: "I was trying to write a lyric about work.. again."
The Mood in the Bookshop
Nick: "I've told you about that time I was in that second-hand bookshop?"
That's What They Need to Become
Nick: "They're good lines..."
Nick: "Shiftwork is essentially funny...The blues is funny, but it isn't funny doing it."
Time is What We All Need
Nick: "You needed to get out of Ipswich."