Radiohead and globalisation

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Nice one.

Sean, Friday, 28 September 2001 00:00 (13 years ago) Permalink

The last two Radiohead records have made me feel desperately angry yet utterly impotent and powerless. I suspect this was what they were going for, so I count them as successes. I like 'em.

Robin Carmody, Friday, 28 September 2001 00:00 (13 years ago) Permalink

Well, Thom Yorke has that lazy eye thing going on, and he hasn't O.D.'ed on anything - so, he's a sober tragic figure. Look out Neil Diamond. A star is born 2001. Jeez, ya gotta at least admire Radiohead though!!! I can't be THAT cynical and chalk it up to simple whining. Great lyrics and you get the feeling that they don't shop at Bed, Bath and Beyond. Yuck yuck.

Joseph, Saturday, 29 September 2001 00:00 (13 years ago) Permalink

One small problem with your answer, Momus -- if this is "Idioteque" you're referring to, the line is actually 'this *is* really happening.' Which surely changes things. ;-)

Ned Raggett, Sunday, 30 September 2001 00:00 (13 years ago) Permalink

But Neddy, if I was in charge of the "Bed, Bath & Beyond" PA system, I'd go for the more soothing "How to Disappear Completely"- in which case the line reads: "This isn't happening" and Momus's dissection holds true. So, it all comes down to a "really".

Mitch Lastnamewithheld, Sunday, 30 September 2001 00:00 (13 years ago) Permalink

10 years pass...

have we talked about ed o'brien's expression in this cover? because i think we ought to have done so

http://www.hipsterrunoff.com/altreport/2012/04/thom-yorke-ashamed-his-ponytail-hides-his-thommytail-cover-rolling-stone.html

The term “hipster racism” from Carmen Van Kerckhove at Racialicious (nakhchivan), Monday, 23 April 2012 21:26 (2 years ago) Permalink

That's the expression of a man who has been digitally shrunk so his head won't get cut off in the photo.

Melissa W, Monday, 23 April 2012 21:35 (2 years ago) Permalink

He looks like he's chewing on something.

Träumerei, Monday, 23 April 2012 21:38 (2 years ago) Permalink


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