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When Thom Yorke introduces ‘Paranoid Android’, a nearby man in his early forties finally allows a strangled cry of elation to leave his throat, so far untested by a lack…

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Optimus Alive exists in a parallel universe to UK festivals. Rain is basically an alien concept, people wait until after it’s dark to get drunk, and rather than the British…

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Last time Radiohead played to fans in the Texas state capital, they were in the middle of an overgrown field and third on the bill beneath Natalie Merchant and REM.…

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The opening night of Radiohead’s world tour saw them debut two new songs, of which ‘Cut A Hole’ is the most promising. An atmospheric, shifting gloomathon in the ‘Pyramid Song’…

Thom Yorke of Radiohead performs live on stage during the Main Square Festival in Arras, France.

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The hits are here, but even in a stadium it’s the ‘In Rainbows’ songs that shine the brightest. Eleven years pretty much to the day since Radiohead took to a…

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[a]Radiohead[/a] kicked off the UK leg of their world tour in London last night (June 24). The band played Victoria Park in the east of the capital, performing a…

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Or the one that, according to Thom Yorke, “sounds like that new Australian band Wolfmother”. Post the whole ‘‘they’re revolutionising the music industry!’ business, there’s something quite rubbish about Radiohead…

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Well, if Radiohead bloodied the nose of the record industry with ‘In Rainbows’, this best-of release of their Parlophone back catalogue amounts to a pretty low-blow response, which should give…

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It does strike us as odd,” snarled one blogger on Seattlest.com back in February, on the announcement of the ‘In Rainbows’ world tour, “that their first guaranteed date is a…

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‘Nude’ is the great lost Radiohead song, written in the mid-’90s, but held in limbo while the band tried to figure out what to do with it in the studio.…

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Let’s face it, Radiohead could have released the sound of Thom Yorke picking fluff out of his belly button (which they did actually sample and loop throughout the whole of…

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This story-so-far boxset/USB stick containing the band’s six Parlophone albums, plus live mini-album ‘I Might Be Wrong’, is essential. It would be even if it were only available on reel-to-reel…

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If you were to scan the box of ‘In Rainbows’ (which, by the time you read this, you may be able to do), you might imagine that the last three…

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Of course this album finds them at a strange crossroads. [a]Radiohead[/a]’s deal with EMI is up – no more albums are needed to fulfil their contract. At this moment they…

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The unbearable heaviness of being [a]Radiohead[/a] continues. Following the equivalent birth pains of a medium-sized galaxy, ‘Kid A’ arrives amidst the most fantastic stories of artistic constipation: abortive recording sessions,…