Radiohead’s new album is just around the corner. Though the lyrics of Radiohead can be deliberately obfuscating, their legendary frontman’s quotes in interviews are famously direct and candid. Once calling Spotify ‘The last desperate fart of a dying corpse’, Yorke takes no prisoners. To celebrate a potential new album, we’ve picked out some of his greatest quotes of all time, over the years.

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