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Old 07-13-2017, 12:38 AM   #1
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What do you guys think are the best Radiohead albums? This is what I think:

1. The Bends tied with OK Computer. Two of my favorite rock albums of all time. The Bends is extremely well put together and has really catchy chord progressions/melodies. And the guitar tones on that album are AMAZING! OK Computer needs no explanation, really.

2. Kid A tied with In Rainbows. The order of tracks on Kid A is perfect, and In Rainbows has phenomenal songwriting. However, Kid A could do without Treefingers, IMO.

3. Hail to the Thief tied with Pablo Honey. I believe Pablo Honey deserves more attention. Some tracks on it are really well written, like Blow Out or You, and others just make me wanna get up and dance, like ACPG or Ripcord. However it is quite unoriginal, so that's why it's at #3. About HTTT, Sail to the Moon is what I would call musical perfection, but it can be quite boring at some times.

4. A Moon Shaped Pool. I absolutely LOVE Present Tense and Daydreaming, but the rest of the album (except for Burn the Witch) is a little forgettable.

5. The King of Limbs. The reason it's at #5 is that it doesn't really feel like an album to me. It feels more like a collection of good songs put together, and the order of the songs wasn't given enough thought. Give Up the Ghost is beautiful, though. I like to listen to the Basement Session as a replacement.

6. Amnesiac. All of the songs on this album were uninteresting to me except for Pyramid Song and I Might Be Wrong.

This is just my opinion. I would like to hear what your opinions are!
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Old 07-13-2017, 05:39 AM   #2
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That's an awful lot of ties for a ranking...

I like Radiohead, but can't think off the top of my head which song was off of which album. I do like Amnesiac a lot though, and I agree that A Moon Shaped Pool was forgettable.
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That's an awful lot of ties for a ranking...

I like Radiohead, but can't think off the top of my head which song was off of which album. I do like Amnesiac a lot though, and I agree that A Moon Shaped Pool was forgettable.
Yeah lol, I like a lot of them equally
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never heard any of them.
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never heard any of them.
What was the point of replying then?
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never heard any of them.
I'm with Gone Shootin'. Never heard of any of these albums. So they're all the best...or the worst. Doesn't really matter to me!
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I'm with Gone Shootin'. Never heard of any of these albums. So they're all the best...or the worst. Doesn't really matter to me!
If you're a fan of alt/indie rock... you should totally check them out
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After some web research, it turns out I have heard their song Creep a bunch of times...just never knew it was Radio Head!
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After some web research, it turns out I have heard their song Creep a bunch of times...just never knew it was Radio Head!
That's probably their worst song though lol, you've gotta listen to The Bends and OK Computer. Those are great albums.
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King of Limbs didn't do much for me, seemed like outakes from In Rainbows, which it wasn't, but it seemed like it was. Kid A, which I liked when it came out - rarely listen to it anymore.

Amnesiac (recorded at the same time as Kid A), In Rainbows, and OK Computer are my favorites.

Everything else falls somewhere between those.

Knives Out from Amnesiac might be my all time favorite Radiohead song. How can anybody call that "uninteresting"? Beautiful guitar work on that one...
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