Radiohead

From Abingdon, Oxfordshire, Radiohead are one of the most revered bands ever to come out of England, with their 'OK Computer' album often topping 'greatest albums' polls.

Radiohead's first hit single, the powerful 'Creep', was released in 1992, and made the UK top ten singles chart. Their debut album, 'Pablo Honey', was released in 1993. Radiohead's next two albums - 'The Bends (1995)' and 'OK Computer (1997)' - cemented the band's place among the most original and gifted rock groups of all-time.

In recent years Radiohead have embraced the internet, and took the bold step of releasing their seventh studio album, 'In Rainbows', initially as a download - with fans paying what they thought appropriate. Though seen by some at the time as foolhardy, it's now been seen as a commercial success, as well as enhancing the band's altruistic credentials.

For an example of what Radiohead stand for, then 'Fitter Happier' from 'OK Computer' would be the track of choice. In an age where it's the aim of so many to be famous for just being famous, Radiohead are the antithesis of such sad ambition.

- Paul Rance/booksmusicfilmstv.com.

Radiohead Montage
Radiohead (from left to right): Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway
Radiohead photomontage created by Kollision

In Rainbows - available from Amazon.co.uk


Radiohead's multi-talented line-up is:

 

Radiohead Albums and Singles Discography, including UK and US Chart Positions

1. Pablo Honey - February 22nd, 1993 (UK release date) - #25 (UK), #32 (US)
Singles: 'Anyone Can Play Guitar' (#32 UK), 'Pop is Dead' (#42 UK), 'Creep' (#7 UK, #34 US), 'Stop Whispering' (US only)

2. The Bends - March 13th, 1995 (UK release date) - #4 (UK), #88 (US)
Singles: 'Planet Telex/High & Dry' (#17 UK, #78 US), 'Fake Plastic Trees' (#20 UK), 'Just' (#19 UK), 'The Bends' (Ireland only), 'Street Spirit (Fade Out)' (#5 UK)

3. OK Computer - June 16th, 1997 (UK release date) - #1 (UK), #21 (US)
Singles: 'Paranoid Android' (#3 UK), 'Karma Police' (#8 UK), 'No Surprises' (#4 UK)

4. Kid A - October 2nd, 2000 - #1 (UK), #1 (US)

5. Amnesiac - June 4th, 2001 - #1 (UK), #2 (US)
Singles: 'Pyramid Song' (#5 UK), 'Knives Out' (#13 UK)

6. Hail to the Thief - June 9th, 2003 - #1 (UK), #3 (US)
Singles: 'There there' (#4 UK), 'Go to Sleep' (#12 UK), '2 + 2 = 5' (#15 UK)

7. In Rainbows - Download Release: October 10th, 2007; LP/CD: December 31st, 2007 - #1 (UK), #1 (US)
Singles: 'Jigsaw Falling Into Place' (#30 UK), 'Nude' (#21 UK, #37 US), 'House of Cards/Bodysnatchers', 'Reckoner'

 

RADIOHEAD Books, CDs, DVDs, Videos, Posters & T-shirts available from booksmusicfilmstv.com - in association with Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com (Amazon.com links in italics)

Books

CDs

Posters DVDs Videos (all used)

1844671704
Dead Children Playing: A Picture Book (Radiohead) ~ Stanley Donwood

Dead Children Playing: A Picture Book (Radiohead)

In Rainbows

In Rainbows

B001BXNMVE
Music - Alternative Rock Posters: Radiohead - Amnesiac Poster - 100 x 150 cm

Radiohead - The Best Of Radiohead [2008]

The Best of Radiohead

B00004CXWA
Radiohead - Meeting People Is Easy [1998]
0757991653
The Bends: Vocal/Guitar/Tablature & Chord Boxes (Popular Matching Folios)

Radiohead - The Bends
The Bends

The Bends

B0018NVJO4
Radiohead (OK Computer) poster 92x61cm
B000BOG21G
Radiohead - Live At The Astoria [1994]
B00004CQ53
Radiohead - 27-5-94 - The Astoria London - Live [1994]

Ok Computer: Guitar/Tablature/Vocal (Guitar Tab Edition)

Ok Computer: Radiohead : Guitar, Tablature, Vocal (Guitar Tab Edition)

B000002UJQ
O.K Computer

OK Computer

B0018DE7C0
RADIOHEAD Thom Yorke - The Eraser - Custom Framed Original Ad

B00004U40O
Radiohead - Meeting People Is Easy [1998]

Radiohead - Meeting People Is Easy

B00004D2Y0
Robin [1996]

In Rainbows: (Guitar Tab) (Pvg)

Radiohead- In Rainbows (Guitar Tablature) (Authentic Guitar Tab Edition)

B00172MAO4
Radiohead: The Best Of

The Best of (Special Edition 2CD)

B000V2POC6
Radiohead- Xurbia Poster Print, 24x36
Radiohead: Logical Emotions  
 

B000025558
Kid A

Kid A

     
 

B000002UR7
Pablo Honey

Pablo Honey

     
 

B000092ZYX
Hail to the Thief

Hail to the Thief

     
 

B000FPYNR6
Thom Yorke - The Eraser

The Eraser

     
 

B00005B4GU
Amnesiac

Amnesiac

     
  B00009NJ5N
True Love Waits - The Music of Radiohead
     

Radiohead T-Shirts

B001F5FXWY O'NEILL Radiohead Mens T-Shirt - Black
B0013CMQ56 Scribble Cream T-shirt by Radiohead - Ships in ''24'' Hours!
B0013CQLC0 Home Arrows T-Shirt by Radiohead - Ships in ''24'' Hours!

 

RADIOHEAD LINKS

Radiohead.com The official Radiohead website. The Messageboard has gathered a cult following. Members of the band occasionally post there.
W.A.S.T.E. Products Ltd. Official information service, fan club and Radiohead merchandise store.
Talk In Maths: 'A Not Even Remotely Official Radiohead FAQ' Site packed with general information and facts about the band.
Radiohead News Latest headlines on Radiohead.
At Ease The largest fansite with detailed information on the band. Has an extremely popular message board.
Green Plastic Another large Radiohead fan and news site. Very reliable source for Radiohead.
Radiohead lyrics Radiohead lyrics.
Monkey Picture Soundtrack An independent transcription and analysis of Radiohead's lyrics, devoted to demystifying Yorke's unclear vocal deliveries.
Pulk-Pull An on-going investigation of the band's music and art.

 

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