NME.COM

Radiohead - 'Fat Girl' (demo)

Thom’s sweet vocal aside, it’s pretty dreadful

Danny North/NME
Pic: Danny North/NME
These days Radiohead sound like a ZX Spectrum falling down a spiral staircase, but back in 1986 they were sixth formers with a penchant for double denim and sax solos. This recently unearthed demo finds them channeling The Smiths’ ‘Some Girls…’. Thom’s sweet vocal aside, it’s pretty dreadful. There’s hope for crap baby bands everywhere.

Luke Lewis

Share This

More Reviews

DIIV - 'Is The Is Are' Review

Zachary Cole Smith has overcome a multitude of problems to make this intensely powerful album

Album

Goosebumps - Film Review

The film adaptation of R.L. Stine's classic horror novels is shockingly enjoyable

Movie

Rihanna - 'Anti' Review

A defiantly bangerless take-me-seriously-as-an-artist album that reveals new charms every time you spin it

Album

'Spotlight' - Film Review

The utterly gripping story of how The Boston Globe exposed child abuse within the Catholic church

Movie
Connect With Us
This Week's Magazine