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concert reviews :
Hutchinson Field
city: chicago, il
date: 08.01.01

special guests: beta band & kid koala
album reviews:
Hail to the Thief
label: columbia
released: 06.10.03
our score: 4.0 out of 5.0
I Might Be Wrong - Live Recordings
label: columbia
released: 11.13.01
our score: 3.0 out of 5.0
Amnesiac
label: columbia
released: 06.04.01
our score: 4.8 out of 5.0
Kid A
label: columbia
released: 10.3.00
our score: 4.5 out of 5.0

Airbag / How Am I Driving? EP
label: columbia
released: 04.21.98
our score: 4.0 out of 5.0

OK Computer
label: columbia
released: 04.15.97
our score: 5.0 out of 5.0
The Bends
label: columbia
released: 04.05.95
our score: 5.0 out of 5.0
Pablo Honey
label: columbia
released: 04.20.93
our score: 3.5 out of 5.0
video reviews:
Meeting People is Easy
label: columbia
released: 11.24.98
our score: 4.0 out of 5.0

artist information:
Oxford England. That's the place where history began. At least the history of a band that would one day change the rock music world. All 5 members of Radiohead - Thom Yorke (vocals), Johnny Greenwood (guitar), Ed O'Brien (guitar and vocals), Colin Greenwood (bass), and Phil Selway (drums), hail from this English town.

Originally composed of four members (take out Johnny Greenwood), the band started off as On a Friday, playing gigs where they could fit them in around their school schedules. Soon however, young Johnny joined on harmonicas and the group was complete. However, the band went it's separate ways when the members went off to their respective colleges - after which they reformed and took on the name Radiohead (after a Talking Heads song "Radio Head."

The band started playing small gigs and soon were offered contracts from a multitude of labels. But it wasn't until Pablo Honey's "Creep" hit the airwaves in 1993 that the band began it's rise to stardom.

What many thought was destined to be a one hit wonder surprised the world with it's sophomore album, The Bends in 1995. Featuring such songs as "My Iron Lung" and "Fake Plastic Trees," The Bends was rock beyond what anyone had ever witnessed and has since become an "essential" rock album.

1997 brought about a leap forward in music when Radiohead released their third studio album, OK Computer. With aural landscapes and guitars that did what no one had ever suspected, the band soon became "the greatest rock band in the world." This instantaneous rise in status was not without its downsides however, as was documented in Grant Gee's Radiohead documentary Meeting People is Easy.

And once again the world waited for the new Radiohead sound. This time eager to see if Radiohead could outdo themselves. However, for their next release, Kid A, Radiohead wasn't focusing on outdoing what they had done before - they were interested in moving on. Filled with electronic textures, disjointed horns, and buried vocals, many weren't quite sure what to make of this "new" Radiohead - until they took another listen.

In June of 2001, Radiohead released their follow-up to Kid A, entitled Amnesiac. Described by some as a more accessible album, Radiohead are set to overtake the world once again. A conquest which can easily be won - if the world but listens.

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