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I can't think of anything. Let Down is the best song I have ever heard in my life.
so I'm going to say yes
And it's not just one...
My pain and sadness
someone with the courage to say what we're all thinking...
There's not really much point in listening to anything after 2000, except Amnesiac, Hail to the Thief and In Rainbows. The peak of the mountain of pop music was reached and it's a steep ride back down, basically a cliff...
.... 3/4 of their post-Kid A albums?
but yeah, as good as Kid A and OK Computer are, they definitely aren't the peak of music.
that comes close to matching them. Nothing, not even Funeral.
Or have we just reached peak Radiohead.
long ago, this is close to a nadir.
if my previous accounts were all studio albums then my first would be my most intense, never-to-be-paralleled. I've blown it haven't I?
in that you are also The Creep
Evil Sean Adams
I'd probably give OK Computer a 6/10 if I were into rating things
it would be a 10 but it feels slightly out of time, a bit like The Wall which it always reminds me of. It is better than The Wall though but it may be bettered by The Bends.
Erlich: "Everyone involved in the music industry is either stealing it or sharing it, they're all a bunch of assholes, especially Radiohead."
Richard: [Shakes his head in disagreement.]
Erlich, restating his point: "Yeah, they're assholes."
I suppose in terms of critical acclaim, reputation and mainstream acheivement it's probably as good as it gets. I certainly can't think of an album as weird and dark as that that people still talk about nearly 20 years later. This is probably more to do with the fact that it was the last 'great' 'experimental' album released pre-digital download that still managed to achieve mainstream success. In that sense, it probably is.
I prefer Kid A and King of Limbs, but every time I re-explore OK computer, I am reminded of a) how great a band they are b) how original they were back in 1997 and c) how amazing a rhythm section they have.
A lot of people on here try a bit too hard to pretend they're not as good as they actually are, but I guess that's just an indie-points thing. Or maybe they get annoyed with them getting so much attention when there are lots of other bands regarded as highly, only by less people. Dunno. Either way, I'm pretty sure Radiohead won't lose any sleep over it.
If anything, we should just be grateful that Radiohead was a vessel for Jonny Greenwood to basically be amazing.
where someone says they prefer King of Limbs to OK Computer!
Otherwise I agree.
it would be considered a lot better. Shame they have dragged themselves on so long. (I mean they could have broken up, not killed himself).
OK Computer (Remastered and expanded edition).
There has been already.
it's still good but didn't find it all that affecting, apart from let down which is amazing yeah