Radiohead

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Alternative Rock (Modern Rock) band from Oxfordshire, England (United Kingdom).

The name Radiohead comes from the Talking Heads song, "Radio Head", from the "True Stories" album.

Formed by school friends in 1986, Radiohead did not release their first single until 1992's "Drill EP". The cathartic "Creep", from the debut album "Pablo Honey" (1993), became a worldwide hit as grunge music dominated radio airwaves.

Radiohead were initially branded as a one-hit wonder abroad, but caught on at home in the UK with their second album, "The Bends" (1995), earning fans with their dense guitar atmospheres and front man Thom Yorke's expressive singing. The album featured the hits "High & Dry", "Just" and "Fake Plastic Trees".

The band's third album, "OK Computer" (1997), propelled them to greater attention. Popular both for its expansive sound and themes of modern alienation, the album has been acclaimed by critics as a landmark record of the 1990's, some critics go as far to consider it one of the best of all time. "Kid A" (2000) marked further evolution, containing influences from experimental electronic music.

"Hail To The Thief" (2003) was seen as a conventional return to the guitar and piano-led rock sound. After fulfilling their contract with EMI, Radiohead released "In Rainbows" (2007) famously via a pay-what-you-want model. Their latest album, "A Moon Shaped Pool", was released in May 2016.

Radiohead's original influences were cited as alternative rock and post-punk bands like The Smiths, Pixies, Magazine, Joy Division, and R.E.M. (with lead singer of the band, Thom Yorke, refering to himself as an 'R.E.M. groupie').
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Radiohead - Pablo Honey album art Radiohead Pablo Honey (Album, Comp) Parlophone, Parlophone Canada 1992 Sell This Version
none Radiohead - In Concert: New Rock album art Radiohead In Concert: New Rock(CD, Promo, Transcription) Westwood One Radio Network none US 1993 Sell This Version
TCD 0793 Radiohead - In Concert - 601 album art Radiohead In Concert - 601(CD, Transcription) BBC Transcription TCD 0793 UK 1994 Sell This Version
Radiohead - The Bends album art Radiohead The Bends (Album, EP, Comp) Parlophone, Parlophone US 1994 Sell This Version
SHOW# 96-05 Radiohead - In Concert: New Rock album art Radiohead / Everclear Radiohead / Everclear - In Concert: New Rock(2xCD, Transcription) Westwood One SHOW# 96-05 US 1996 Sell This Version
Radiohead - OK Computer album art Radiohead OK Computer (Album, Comp, Maxi) Parlophone, Parlophone UK & Europe 1997 Sell This Version
TOCP-50354 Radiohead - No Surprises / Running From Demons = ノーサプライゼス〜ランニング・フロム・ディーモンズ album art Radiohead = レディオヘッド* Radiohead = レディオヘッド* - No Surprises / Running From Demons = ノーサプライゼス〜ランニング・フロム・ディーモンズ(CD, MiniAlbum) Parlophone TOCP-50354 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Airbag / How Am I Driving? album art Radiohead Airbag / How Am I Driving? (MiniAlbum) Capitol Records US 1998 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Kid A album art Radiohead Kid A (Album, Comp) Parlophone, Parlophone, Parlophone, Parlophone, Parlophone United Arab Emirates 2000 Sell This Version
none Radiohead - Live In Berlin 07/04/00 album art Radiohead Live In Berlin 07/04/00(2xCDr, Promo) Capitol Records none US 2000 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Amnesiac album art Radiohead Amnesiac (Album, Comp) Parlophone, Parlophone Bulgaria 2001 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Hail To The Thief album art Radiohead Hail To The Thief (Album, Comp) Parlophone, Parlophone Thailand 2003 Sell This Version
PD 0080-4 Radiohead - The Radiohead Story 1-4 BBC Radio International album art Radiohead The Radiohead Story 1-4 BBC Radio International(4xCDr, Transcription) EMI PD 0080-4 UK & Europe 2003 Sell This Version
Radiohead - In Rainbows album art Radiohead In Rainbows (Album, Single) XL Recordings UK 2007 Sell This Version
Radiohead - In Rainbows Disk 2 album art Radiohead In Rainbows Disk 2 (Album) Not On Label (Radiohead Self-released) UK 2009
Radiohead - The King Of Limbs album art Radiohead The King Of Limbs (Album, MiniAlbum) Ticker Tape Ltd. UK 2011 Sell This Version
none Radiohead - Radiohead Live At Tramps June 1, 1995 album art Radiohead Radiohead Live At Tramps June 1, 1995(18xFile, MP3, 320) Paste Magazine none US 2013
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool album art Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool (Album) XL Recordings Russia 2016 Sell This Version
none Radiohead - Rainydayz Remixes (& More) album art AMP_Live*, Ra diohe _ad* AMP_Live*, Ra diohe _ad* - Rainydayz Remixes (& More)(CD, Album) Not On Label (AMP Live Self-released) none US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Radiohead - Creep album art Radiohead Creep (EP, Single, Maxi) Parlophone, Parlophone Philippines 1992 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Drill album art Radiohead Drill (EP) Parlophone, Parlophone UK 1992 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Anyone Can Play Guitar album art Radiohead Anyone Can Play Guitar (Single, EP) Parlophone, Parlophone US 1993 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Stop Whispering album art Radiohead Stop Whispering (Maxi, Single) Parlophone Philippines 1993 Sell This Version
Radiohead - Pop Is Dead album art Radiohead Pop Is Dead (Single) Parlophone, Parlophone UK 1993 Sell This Version
S7-17591 Radiohead - Creep / Anyone Can Play Guitar album art Radiohead Creep / Anyone Can Play Guitar(7", Single, Jukebox, Gre) Capitol Records S7-17591 US 1993 Sell This Version

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stephenchrista1991

stephenchrista1991

August 12, 2018
An incredibly worthwhile band for those that like anything from Miles Davis to Bjork to Can to even Dinosaur Jr.
RockitUSA

RockitUSA

April 25, 2018
Strange, malnourished and sad.Strange, malnourished and sad.Strange, malnourished and sad.Strange, malnourished and sad.Strange, malnourished and sad.
dgpmusic

dgpmusic

January 15, 2018
First of all, if you are reading this because you want to see reviews of Radiohead and are thinking about listening to them, DON'T LISTEN TO PABLO HONEY. Okay, to the review. Radiohead is one of the most unique bands ever. Amazing albums that never get old.
nameeman

nameeman

November 2, 2017
Soapbox standing:
Radiohead - I cannot love this band enough.
They are one of the best contemporary artists in this age.
Their songs grow on you the more you hear them, kind of like Pink Floyd did for me or Rush for that matter.
I tend to gravitate towards their slower numbers with piano and or guitar.
Great chord/time changes in many of the albums... Daydreaming has a wonderful ending.
Pyramid Song has strange/cool timing but what a beautiful number!
Hopefully you discover how great this band is for yourself!
anotherpastime

anotherpastime

June 21, 2017
A Moon Shaped Pool is probably their second greatest album. Beautifully sad. Brilliant song Writing. If you dislike Thom's vocals you obviously cannot like Radiohead. Why bother Writing an overall comment? I don't mind critisism but don't just write "Ear cancer". That's pathetic.
ticklishgio

ticklishgio

May 15, 2017
Not a indie band. This band is not associated with a independent label therefore it is not indie just a simple alternative rock band. Honestly I have heard better real indie bands during Radio heads time period of the 90s. This doesn't mean they are a terrible band because they are not but when people glorify they are amazing they overreact. The band is average at best not a 10 or a 9 or even an 8 but a 7 band. Creep seems to be the most well song of theirs. Anything else that comes by from them just didn't have that impact. But as I mentioned the band isn't indie since it is not part of any Independent label EMI, Capitol and Parlophone are not indie labels. Those are major labels. But like I said as well. They aren't good and they are not bad. Just a in between band that made one single
maxpower979

maxpower979

February 27, 2017
The guitars are to good to ignore. But fucking hell those god awful vocals. Ear cancer. Still if your in desperate need of more REM type music for adults then fill your boots.
draftriots

draftriots

January 6, 2017
Everybody thinks A Moon Shaped Pool is better than The King of Limbs, people suck.
cooked71

cooked71

June 27, 2016
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All Radiohead is great, but everything - EVERYTHING - from Kid A and beyond is an absolute masterpiece.
TabloidWeasel

TabloidWeasel

June 18, 2016
I was once one of those people who hated on Radiohead just to be cool. However, after listening to Kid A, I realized how fantastic they are. They are also one of the bands that swayed me into expanding my horizons musically. One of my favorite bands for sure.

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