Radiohead’s new album definitely hit 2016 with a bang. 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 the new record, we’ve picked out some of his greatest quotes of all time, over the years.

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