Ex Art Student was written by Roger McGough and Mike McGear. It was recorded by McGough & McGear in 1967. It was recorded at De Lane Lea Studios in London and was produced by Paul McCartney. The recording features Jimi Hendrix on guitar, Noel Redding on bass, and Mitch Mitchell on drums. The recording also features Paul McCartney, Jane Asher, and Graham Nash on backing vocals. Ex Art Student was released in 1968 on the album McGough & McGear.