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I think it's a toss up between 'How Do You?' and 'Morning Bell (Amnesiac)'.
Hunting Bears (pointless)
Backdrifting (sounds like a lazy Radiohead wannabe)
then I wholeheartedly disagree. One of my 10 top Radiohead songs.
I've come to love all of Amnesiac but if you'd asked me this in my Radiohead bum days I would have picked a few off that.
it suits the subject matter, but it's just painful to listen to.
Always found the little "cafe de paris" tune in the background really grating.
but I've never understood the love for that track. I thought I was lone in that.
with the exception of Dollars & Cents, everything from the new version of Morning Bell-onward on Amnesiac sounds like undercooked leftovers (the non-food kind).
Life in a Glass House is excellent though
track listing. Putting an underwhelming Dollars & Cents after Everything in its Right Place, which should have been the album closer, was bizzaire
but I think most would agree that Amnesiac contains some less than essential Radiohead- for me Pulk and Hunting Bears in particular.
just sounds too twinkly surrounded by all the gloom of the rest of the album.
the song is (ahem).. let down.. by Thom over-singing during the last verse.
I imagine were they to re-record it, they would make it so much better. Whereas most OK Computer tracks I couldn't see that being possible.
Thom forgot the lyrics to one of the verses. i think it was the second one though. little almost fact for your friday afternoon.
is easily top 10 Radiohead tracks of all time material.
It is far, far from 'twinkly' - listen to the damn lyrics. It's fucking Kafka-esque.
What a dismal, sleep-inducing way to end an album.
got better with repeated listens and knowing the lyrics for me
It's a lovely song.
or any one of about 5 tracks off HTTT, which incidentally < KOL = Pablo Honey
2+2=5, There There, Where I End and Myxamatosis.
Seek out a live version of it, and just like Packt Like Crushed Sardines, the song becomes a beast.
Wolf at the Door is such a fucking belter
I must be listening to the Radioheads wrong or sutin.
I'll go with We Suck Young Blood.
some good tracks above (hunting bears, myxamatosis, I will, let down etc) and We Suck Young Blood is a good call for worst track. It creates a really interesting atmosphere, then refuses to do anything with it. That bit when it promises to blow up into a great climax only to withdraw into a whimper represents Radiohead at their most kill-joy-ish. I appreciate the attempt to re-write the rules, but it just doesn't work
Always skip it. Yeah, I know they'll be a 'disagree' underneath this with loads of thises but I don't care.
it's the worst track on The Bends anyway
Been Thinking About You is one of my least favourite songs by anyone
Running Up A Bloody Great Hill is jokes
Pop Is Dead wins by a gazillion miles.
For my money, Android has a great video and was enough of a shock song to justify its choice of single.
You could easily argue High & Dry, Knives Out or Sail To The Moon (I think it was a single) are worse...
It's definitely Pop Is Dead or Anyone Can Play Guitar (good verses, awful chorus)
but Go to Sleep is one of their most forgettable ones imo.
why the album version fades out on jonny's solo bit at the end. Go to Sleep is much better live, I think, though I can't it getting too much airing in the future
For me, there are a few candidates:
Pulk - don't understand it, don't understand how it fits or benefits the rest of the album.
We Suck Young Blood - goes nowhere, just repeats itself.
I Will - once you know the subject matter, it's a hard listen. You have to be in the mood, and when I've just listened to There There I am never in the mood for that song next. Biggest tracklisting mistake they've ever made.
I like the widescreen production of it all. It just sounds enormous with a few smaller sound flittering about. I've never quite understood its fairly negative reputation as I'd put it way ahead of Like Spinning Plates, which sounds just as willfully experimental, but much lazier.
except that pieces_of_reece guy, he knows everything about them
Terrible, even at the time. Vegetable and Ripcord are also dire but it's forgive able as debut album filler goes.
I'm also going to say the track Kid A as it just doesn't work - live versions of it are great, mind.
though I don't entirely like its placement as the second track. it doesn't necessarily disrupt the track sequencing, it just prolongs the momentum a bit.
it takes the Kid A version and turns it into this sickly carnival tune that doesn't progress anywhere - it's just filler. Why they picked it above b-sides like Fog (Again) or Cuttooth...
But I think what I like is the contrast between the two versions. The Kid A one is tense, weird and in 5/4, so hearing the widescreen, 4/4 Amnesiac version is like hearing it come into focus. It's a pretty enough song, but having two distinct versions is the cool bit.
Or We Suck Young Blood. Had the unfortunate pleasure of seeing the latter live. Felt a waste of a song. Think every track on Pablo Honey has some sort of charm, even How Do You. The two above really don't.
Absolutely terrible, it sounds like Tiger Girl from I Hate This House fronting Cast at Mark and Annalise from Neighbours' wedding
House of Cards can get to fuck.