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Radiohead

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Radiohead was one of the few alternative bands of the early '90s to draw heavily from the grandiose arena rock that characterized U2's early albums. But the band internalized that epic sweep, turning it inside out to tell tortured, twisted tales of angst and alienation. Vocalist Thom Yorke's pained lyrics were brought to life by the group's three-guitar attack, which relied on texture -- borrowing as much from My Bloody Valentine and Pink Floyd as R.E.M. and Pixies -- instead of virtuosity. It took Radiohead awhile to formulate their signature sound. Their 1993 debut, Pablo Honey, only suggested their potential, and one of its songs, "Creep," became an unexpected international hit, its angst-ridden lyrics making it an alternative rock anthem. Many observers pigeonholed Radiohead as a one-hit wonder, but the group's second album, The Bends, was released to terrific reviews in the band's native Britain in early 1995, helping build a more stable fan base. Having demonstrated unexpected staying power, as well as increasing ambition, Radiohead next released OK Computer, a progressive, electronic-tinged masterpiece that became one of the most acclaimed albums of the '90s.

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Erin Merle wrote:
Where did the groove go?
7 years ago
sergeminator (level 2) wrote:
Sixty One doesn't support cool rock! Where is radiohead!?
7 years ago
extrasuperpowr (level 17) wrote:
??? How do I become the 1825th listener?
7 years ago
dezkicks (level 14) wrote:
Not even one song - disappointed but no surprises!
7 years ago
hujuburger (level 9) wrote:
Knew you had to be here.. all the clever ones are, I would ask why no songs but I think I know the answer to that one....
7 years ago
songasm (level 28) wrote:
Hello Radiohead,
Andy Pratt is on thesixtyone now. Some people think he may have been one of your influences...
You might find it interesting to hear music he's been making lately. The album with his big hit, "Avenging Annie", was released in 1973 but he's never stopped making good music.
7 years ago
terra (level 9) wrote:
awesome music, love! please let us hear it!!
especially 15 step. it's one of me favorites!
cheerio!
7 years ago
Radioheadster87 (level 9) wrote:
needsta heeeaaa da muzak!!!!!!! Amnesiaccccc!!!!!!! aaaaaaaaaah
7 years ago
Kristoffer Wright wrote:
enjoy the music of silence

(all of a sudden one is aware of the surrounding world!)

kW
7 years ago
Pataglu (level 35) wrote:
no songs ?
7 years ago
Josh Netsky wrote:
come on kid
7 years ago
Samathy (level 21) wrote:
wheerrrrrreeeessss the music? =(

And I agree with bknight23 ;)
7 years ago
scarlet (level 9) wrote:
hmm mm tuumm tee tum yayy radiohead.....``silence``...... 10v3!!!!
8 years ago
Rad1030 (level 7) wrote:
If we smile can we go?
8 years ago
dexedrine (level 2) wrote:
Much love.... nuff said!!
8 years ago
bknight23 (level 22) wrote:
Greatest band making music. No doubt.
8 years ago
rebelzeppelin (level 9) wrote:
The remixes are sweet, but no one seems to be clicking the "Buy" links, because they aren't done by Radiohead!

Oh well. I love Radiohead enough that these are pretty cool.
8 years ago
Ian wrote:
i had a chance to see you guys live.

oh well
8 years ago
LOWPROS wrote:
mad skills
tune in to my page
*LowPros*
8 years ago
Thiefbone (level 36) wrote:
Dare I mention that this would be a great place to give some of the many excellent and inventive entries for your Nude competition another whirl/audience?
8 years ago
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