Originally Posted by GoldDustRock
The New Orleans sessions
No demos have surfaced that were recorded for an abandoned third Hole album. Interviews with Erlandson have confirmed the authenticity of this session. The only song to make it out of these sessions was an extremely early version of "Awful". Courtney was supposedly unhappy with the quality of the songs recorded here and it is believed they had an extremely similar sound to Live Through This. Also denied by Erlandson was a rumor that this album had been completed, but the masters were stolen on an airplane. Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins fame was not involved in this project.
is there really a demo of awful somewhere out there?
It sounds to me like they're saying "Awful" was the only song written during those sessions that made it onto Celebrity Skin. It doesn't mean the demo ever circulated.