RadioheadOK Computer

Label:Capitol Records – 7243 8 55229 1 8
Series:From The Capitol Vaults
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, 180 gram
Style:Alternative Rock, Experimental, Art Rock


A2Paranoid Android6:23
A3Subterranean Homesick Alien4:27
B4Exit Music (For A Film)4:24
B5Let Down4:59
B6Karma Police4:21
C7Fitter Happier1:57
C9Climbing Up The Walls4:45
C10No Surprises3:48
D12The Tourist5:24

Companies, etc.



Gatefold sleeve.
Tracks are numbered sequentially.

℗1997 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd. ©1997 EMI Records Ltd.

audio recordings made using the canned applause? mobile.
guitars by Rickenbacker and Plank, Drums by Premier, cymbals by Zildjan, all other instruments at retail price.

mastered at Abbey Road.
audio fixing and dubbing done at Mayfair, Abbey Road, Air Lyndhurst, Courtyard and The Church using the wonders of the digital and analogue age.

all songs published by Warner Chappell Ltd. lyrics used by kind permission even though we wrote them.
sample from Flight of the Condor used with permission.
we hope you are ok. thankyou for listening.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 724385522918
  • Matrix / Runout (LP 1 labels): (7243 8 57331 1 6)
  • Matrix / Runout (LP 2 labels): (7243 8 57332 1 5)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A [eeny] runouts, etched): S-66064 Re1 0724385522918-A G2 Rm
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B [meeny] runouts, etched): S-66065 0724385522918-B G1 Rm
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C [miney] runouts, etched): S-66066 0724385522918-C G1 Rm
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D [mo] runouts, etched): S-66067 Re1 0724385522918-D G2 Rm
  • Matrix / Runout (All sides' runouts, stamped): MASTERED BY CAPITOL

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
OK Computer (CD, Album, Stereo)Parlophone, Parlophone7243 8 55229 2 5, CDNODATA 02Europe1997
OK Computer (CD, Album)Capitol RecordsCDP 7243 8 55229 2 5US1997
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OK Computer (CD, Album)Parlophone7243 8 55229 2 5Canada1997
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OK Computer (Minidisc, Album)Parlophone7243 8 55229 8 7UK1997
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OK Computer (CD, Advance, Album, Numbered, Promo)ParlophoneCDPP 005UK1997



  • BMDrummer's avatar
    i never like to disparage a record on here as being a "bad pressing," as i often find people have too much to complain about, but seriously you cannot play this copy loud without it distorting to all hell. i've had this copy for years and i honestly think the low quality of it has made me like this album less, which is a damn shame. would love to obtain a different pressing someday, would recommend steering clear of this one :/
    • JamBandRecords's avatar
      I got a bad one, sounds compressed and distorted WORD!
      • a-chronology's avatar
        Somehow I bought this fantastic album back around 2010, opened it up and looked at the pretty art, but then didn't get around to listening to it until today. One of those situations where I said "I'll do it tomorrow" and tomorrow never came.
        • Chiva1's avatar
          Just picked up this pressing semi-cheap in the wild and found it to sound godawful. Full wet clean/vac, no help. Will try ultrasonic next but not sure that’ll fix it. Sounds like an over compressed re-cut DMM. 👎👎👎
          • Jawn_Weest's avatar
            I bought my copy in 2008. Sounds fantastic. No surface or distortion. It's got good definition and soaring highs. Mixed well especially during subterranean. Quiet.
            • the_little_fella's avatar
              Seems like I got one of the not-so-great pressings. No surface noise to speak of, the vinyl itself is pretty clean, but it sounds compressed and lacking in dynamics (the vocal on Karma Police in particular sounds almost muffled). Not much of a soundstage to speak of. Which would all suggest it's more of a mastering issue? YMMV I guess.
              • nick.delessio's avatar
                Somehow I bought this fantastic album back around 2010, opened it up and looked at the pretty art, but then didn't get around to listening to it until today. One of those situations where I said "I'll do it tomorrow" and tomorrow never came.

                At first I was agreeing with people saying it had bad top end distortion and thought I had a bad copy, but then gave it a thorough wet cleaning and it sounds way better. I also noticed that before cleaning, the needle had a bunch of buildup on it halfway through a side.

                So, at least in some cases, it appears that these records left the factory with some kind of residue, and if you don't clean it off it sounds like trash. Some people have reported that cleaning didn't help them, but if you buy a copy and it sounds bad that's the first thing I'd try.

                After the cleaning my copy sounds quite good. Pitch quiet, no top end distortion. A night and day difference from the first playing.
                • Rlemanski's avatar
                  I am so disappointed with this. Just picked up a near mint copy and it sounds like total shit. One of my favorite albums of all time, I think I’ll just spin the cd. Wtf?
                  • Bukayo-ESR's avatar
                    Copped this bad boy over a decade ago, been my go-to copy. Just gave it a nice clean and put it on for the first time in years. Sounds great, plain and simple. Would love to compare with a UK pressing.
                    • J-Keller's avatar
                      I bought this pressing new back in 2009 and just popped into the reviews for the first time. Man, what an emotional rollercoaster it was reading them. I’ve been listening to my copy for 10+ years with no discernible issues. Things sound pretty great over here, overall. No distortion, zero pops, quiet vinyl, good clarity and nice soundstage. Sounds like I got lucky with an early copy and the later pressings were not so good? Interesting stuff.


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