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Kid A

Radiohead

2000

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Kid A

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3.73

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5

One of the greatest albums ever. Radiohead going experimental because they didn’t like their own rock sound anymore and not disappointing at all, this whole album is just an experience with beautiful songs. Everytime I hear this album my mind gets blown again. 10/10

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I have no clue why people like radiohead. this is as boring as it gets. yeah creep was a good song but it was a real one-off. 0/5.

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5

Really good ! I was listening like three songs deep and I was like I get Radiohead now and I understand how artists like frank ocean are inspired by them and then that one track hit which he sampled in one of the interludes in nostalgia , ULTRA. Where the girl is like “what is a Radiohead?” 🤣🤣 And I was like damn bro i got the vision like that ?! Anyways crazy album to listen, lots of atmosphere, I feel like I’m in space like odyssey 3000! My favourite song first listen is The National Anthem that shit is nuts

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5

I know this one by heart

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5

This was released around the same time my first born entered this miserable world. Joan and I would often refer to her as Kid A. How we would laugh. The Radiohead theme would continue, as when Hail to the Thief was released, that same child had recently been kidnapped, never to be seen alive again, which was a welcome relief, as she was a right little prick. How we laughed. Police investigations came to a head in 2011. Several dismembered body parts belonging to my daughter had been found in the local woods. Imagine our faces when we were told this news as Radiohead released King of Limbs. We could barely hold back our laughter.

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5

only marginally better than Our Kid Eh by the shirehorses. a proper headphones album, i've put the CD on in the car (shove your spotify) and it really doesn't work in that situation, but with headphones on this is a masterpiece.

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5

atmorpshere lik e parmesan chees

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4

Three points:- Kid A is probably actually Kid D in terms of Radiohead album rankings. Kid A is number one son Chris McCormick. This album is too old for Robert Plant's taste.

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5

I mean. This is already downloaded on my phone and in many of my playlists. Awesome album. Would give 8/5 stars if possible. "Motion Picture Soundtrack" alone is a beautiful song.

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5

Every Track In Its Right Place. Sublime

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5

enjoyed this a lot through headphones, speakers didn't deliver the same experience

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5

I have not a bad thing to say about this album. It’s a beautiful collection of ambient music, punctuated with the perfect amount of noise. I have been reading a little about the critical response to this album, which is fairly hilarious. Radiohead got slammed for straying too far from their established sound *and* for not straying far enough and being derivative. It’s not the bravest, most revolutionary piece of music ever made, but it represents a real inflection point in their sound and it has aged really well over the past 20 years. I appreciate that they chose to openly challenge themselves musically and take their audience along for the ride. Not many artists are willing to do that at the height of their popularity. Fave songs: Idioteque, Kid A, The National Anthem

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5

Good, sad, atmospheric.

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5

Giving it a 5 because there isn't an option for more. Ambitious, fearless and original.

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5

An unforgettable masterpiece, produced by a band at the height of their powers and unconstrained by thoughts of satisfying their legions of fans. Each new release from Radiohead after "OK Computer" seemed designed to reduce the adoration and thin out their audience. "Kid A" saw me still staying on board.

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5

With Kid A, Radiohead went directly from inventing and mastering a variant of modern prog rock with OK Computer to fully assimilating the innovations of Aphex Twin and harnessing them to a new form of pop music. It's one of the most astonishing one-two punches in all of rock history. Even more amazing is the subtlety and depth of human feeling Radiohead brings to electronica. Kid A is hypnotic and dreamlike. It also sounds gorgeous, which producer Nigel Godrich probably deserves a lot of the credit for. It's also brilliantly sequenced. I should mention that electronica is not the only influence here. There's Mingus, ambient, a brief appearance of guitar rock, and even an orchestra, but it's all subsumed and blended into as cohesive an artistic statement as I've ever heard. Stunning on every level.

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5

Absolute shocker, as I had listened to it before. But the ATMOSPHERE. This album has such an exquisite sound scape, and while I do not think any individual song would be in my rotation normally, somehow the album will.

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5

It's Kid, fricking A. What more do I need to say? I will say that this is an album everyone should experience at some point in their lives. Sure, you may be peeved of by the pretentious nature many people who praise this can come across, but it's totally worth it. I may have favorites, but each track on here embodies its own world to me, each with a unique atmosphere compared to the rest. For that reason, and its incredible production, is why I love this so much Favorites: Everything In Its Right Place, The National Anthem, How to Disappear Completely, Optimistic, Idioteque, Motion Picture Soundtrack

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5

Fuck. It's weird seeing one of the albums that actually changed me as a person here. Obviously this is a 5/5 album for me. It's one of the albums that I would have given as an example of what a 5/5 album looks like. For me, it felt like rock n' roll was on a linear path until this album, and then it could no longer go on that path, for better or for worse. While the radio was trying to shove Puddle of Mudd down my throat, I had this masterpiece to listen to. It just feels special, right from those first notes. Then these alien samples start to accompany the tones. Then Thom's voice pierces through. "Everything in its right place" This album manages to be so strange and so familiar at the same time. The only real problem I have with it is that I've listened to it so many times that it's hard to actively savor it. Every time I notice the album, another song has gone by. Still, every time I tune in, there are amazing things happening 5/5

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5

What an absolutely transformative album. The first three tracks were too much noodle and clang for me to feel anything other than cold and sad indifference - a little too weird for me to really enjoy. How to Disappear Completely burrowed into my soul. Treefingers expanded through me. I wanted to just lay down with my eyes closed and listen, focus. I'm at a spa, floating, inside a computer at a perfect ambient temperature. I emerged on another plane. I was on the ride until Idioteque, which brought be back to my earthly body. Motion Picture Soundtrack is beautiful, and I was genuinely sad to find the end of the album. Had a nice sit in silence after, what can you even play to follow it?

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5

Greater than the sum of its parts. It can be skeletal at times, but also larger than life. It's cold and dark, but conveys so much emotion through the movements of the music. Every little piece of the puzzle matters and was well thought out, from the swells of strings on How to Disappear Completely, to the transition between Optimistic to In Limbo. A 10/10 album experience. Favourite Tracks: all of them

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5

The start of something different from Radiohead. Split their fan base massively. In truth, this is quite brilliant, uncommercial and unrepentant, more Radiohead than Radiohead. Still sounds fresh and novel, standing the test of time well, full of unusual time signatures, orchestrations and samples, it’s a modern classic. Top tracks: everything in its right place, the national anthem, how to disappear completely, optimistic, morning bell, motion picture soundtrack

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3

Some amazing tracks such as everything and national anthem but a lot of it leaves me cold - gimme the Bends any day of the week

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3

A lot of cool stuff on it but also too many tracks that don't really go anywhere.

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3

Totally not my favourite Radiohead album but its very well crafted and recorded. Easy to put this on in the background and just blend right into it.

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I wish I could be as "into" this as I feel like I'm supposed to be. Like - is this cool and I'm not cool because I don't think it's cool? Or is the music inherently not cool, and that's what makes it cool - unless I think it's cool, then I'm a loser? What drives a band to never play their most popular song in public again because too many people liked it? It must be that cool = not cool? Regardless, based purely on it's musical merits, I like this album. Admittedly, some of it is too "out there" for me, but a lot of it is quite good. I especially liked Iditoteque and Morning Bell. I at least appreciate the rest of it. Overall, it's pretty cool (or it's not). I don't know.

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3

Everybody loves Kid A. And, in the grand scheme of things I guess I do too. But I think it's in the middle-third of Radiohead records. At the time of its release it was so important for me to see a guitar-based band eschew all that for a completely electronic sound. Because they had hooked me with OK Computer and The Bends and there was no turning back for me. So they pried open my mind. They pried open a lot of minds at the end of the 90s, a decade that saw rock music go from the fresh/raw grunge revolution to the gaping yawn of new-metal and Nickleback. Radiohead made it feel like there had been a fork in the road and a lot of bands chose the wrong path so far back that they'd never be able to backtrack and catch up. If that makes sense. I love this record for that. There are beautiful sounds that I find calming but Annie has confirmed that this record actually sounds like anxiety. She's probably right. One other important note: this was recorded at the same time as Amensiac. Kid A is an objectively better record, but I prefer Amnesiac more. They could have been a double LP together. But instead were released about a year apart. Interesting choice and one that honestly gave people the ability to digest the monumental change without feeling overwhelmed or glossing over tracks that would've seemed like filler on a double LP.

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3

It’s alright. I’ve heard this one a couple times before and I really want to like it because of the hype as well as my liking for Radiohead. I would expect the album known to be the most experimental Radiohead album (I think) to be at least ONE OF my favorites. But it’s one of my least favorites. I just find it fairly boring. I’m not in love with all of the sounds which could have been it’s saving grace. I’m sure it fits a certain situation perfectly but I haven’t been there yet haha. Hahaha robot sounds hahahaha

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I expected to hate this album. And there were times when I started to feel the hate flow through me. But, somehow, Radiohead managed to bring it back around before it got too bad. Is it pretentious? Hell yes. SO very pretentious. Is it repetitive? ||: Yes. :|| Is it a noisy mess sometimes? Again, absolutely. But, for some reason, it's still not totally off-putting. In fact, a lot of the album is actually engaging and fun. So, while I didn't love it, I certainly didn't hate it. In fact, I'd go so far as to say it was pretty alright on balance.

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I wanted to love this album. I came away not hating it. I found myself getting distracted during the album when I should have been listening. It was a bit “noodle” for my taste and didn’t really speak to me in any meaningful way

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Dreary album but had some bright spots 4/10

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Fucking random noise and incomprehensible singing. Can't stand anything by Radiohead

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More drones than the Obama administration

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No good. And experiment gone bad.

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I just cannot get into radiohead

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I hate this so much.

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This is just weird. Not good at all. 1/10

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no maam

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Overrated

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Great

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5

Amazing

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5

Amazing

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5

Masterpiece

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5

Superb. Cannot be faulted.

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5

Every single song is so well-crafted.

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5

I mean, c'mon.

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5

Some great tunes. Usual Radiohead album

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5

My favorite album of all time.

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5

Revolutionary, ambitious, emotional, raw. Beep boop noises make me want to break it down.

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5

eerie cool makes me feel like i’m in a movie

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5

I remember where I was on October 2nd, 2000 at midnight: buying this album in a record store on Massachusetts St. in Lawrence. Then back to my room mate Andrew's room to listen to the album 2 times in a row in total silence. My favorite track off this and perhaps my favorite Radiohead track of all time is The National Anthem. When that kicks in it's fucking go time.

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5

What’s not to like about Radiohead 💕 definite throwback to college stoner listening party vibes. #SoEdgy 🤣

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Experimental/alternative rock. Great use of ambience and space, but some tracks suffer from a lack of forward momentum and could benefit from delving into post-rock timbre. 9/10

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Not my favorite Radiohead album. But one of the best and most innovative albums ever produced.

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Es war die perfekteste Weiterentwicklung und Häutung einer an sich schon in olympischen Höhen regierenden Rockband, die mit Kid A ein verstörendes, flirrendes und tieftrauriges Meisterwerk geschaffen hat. So artifiziell war seither keines ihrer Alben mehr, kehrten sie doch nach Besteigung dieses eisig-knisternden Gipfels quasi auf bekannte und weite Weiden ihres seit OK Computer abgesteckten Gebietes zurück. Man kann Kid A als Kind seiner Zeit bezeichnen, in der Elelectronic Acts wie Múm und DNTL zunehmende Popularität erlangten, Elektroclash die Grenzen zwischen Indie/Electro verwischten und Thom Yorke kurz darauf ein Boiler Room Set vom Stapel riss. Und doch ist Kid A mehr als nur das; viel weiter draußen, weiter weg kann man sich nicht dem Gefallen-wollen entziehen und dabei so abseitig-wunderschön klingen. Bspw. wäre „Idioteque“ von seiner Anlage her ein Kandidat für den dancefloor, aber ich tippe auf einen Haufen dürrer Fledermäuse, der sich hierzu fahl im Takt wiegen würde. Natürlich wurde die Gitarre nicht verbannt, nur nutzt Johnny Greenwood ein flächigeres Farbspiel und sprengt damit das Spektrum seiner Blues-orientierten Riffs. Dazwischen brummelt, fiept, knarzt und droned es vor sich hin und hin und wieder brechen Sonnenstrahlen durch vereiste Geäst. Ich verscharre in kalter Erde für die Ewigkeit 5 ganze Punkte

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5

Loved it

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5

excelente música

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5

Iconic. Infinitely iconic.

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5

Tää on mun hyllyn timantteja ollut lapsuusiän, ei voi antaa kuin vitosen :) tätä on corollassa popiteltu :DD

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5

Intense, experimental and cohesive. Great album.

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5

Another solid album by Radiohead.

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5

Their best, experimental but accessible

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Radiohead’s best!

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5

Uno de mis grupos británicos favoritos. Discazo de rock alternativo con mucha electrónica de por medio.

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5

So good

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5

Classic.

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Classic.

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5

Altogether gorgeous and moving and there's so many GOOD sounds it feels like an electronic dreamland. The ending track ;-; beautiful! Better than OK Computer, in my opinion.

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5

One of the greatest albums of all time. How To Disappear Completely may be the most beautiful piece of music I've ever heard. Absolutely brilliant songwriting and performances on every track.

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5

No puedo ser objetivo, es un abrazo en el frío el disco más "inorgánico" de Radiohead es el más humano.

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5

Intense

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5

Enorm gevarieerd album met de typische Radiohead-sound, al zij het iets elektronischer. Ik was blij dat deze tevoorschijn kwam deze ochtend, zeer verdiende rating!

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5

4.5 (5)

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5.0 + The Pitchfork review sums up the awesomeness of this album better than I ever could. https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/6656-kid-a/

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5

If I could give this more than 5 stars I would. My favorite radiohead album (I think). I love the rhythms, I love the melodic track/s (optimistic). The whole thing is excellent

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5

Awesome as always.

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5

This is just so good, it just carries the right tone and is fairly easily divorced from it's initial meaning - perfect for projecting your own mood onto and letting it carry you. Maybe another elusive 5 star

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5

One of the all-time greatest rock history entries. A masterclass of innovation. A top 3 favourite for sure.

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5

Masterpiece.

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5

It doesn't seem as radical now for a guitar band to make this but still 20 years later there's nothing that sounds like it. National Anthem and Idioteque my favourites

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5

Seriøst nok bedste album åbner nogensinde. På min egen top 20 favoritter. In Rainbows er nok deres eneste bedre album. Men stadig 5 stjerner, klart. Det jo kunst altså

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5

One of my top 5

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5

I've never listened to this album the entire way through. I didn't feel cool enough for radio head in high school. Melancholy but comforting. I get it.

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5

Super inspiring stuff. As an alt-rock guy I might listen to earlier albums more (even Pablo Honey!), but this one is way more creative.

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5

It is forkin' great!

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5

Trippy and spacey. Feels like floating. Never really listened to Radiohead aside from their big songs. Definitely a good listen. Will revisit!

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5

One of the most important rock albums ever made, completely changing the trajectory of the band. An almost ethereal listen from start to finish.

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5

El segundo de la tríada de discos perfectos de Radiohead (arrancando con OK computer). Cambio casi radical en el sonido pero aun así creando grandes canciones en el quizás mejor disco de esa decada.

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5

This album was an experience. I wanted to lie down on my bed and close my eyes and be with it. It felt almost cinematic, like I was on a journey for this whole album it flowed so well, such interesting sound. This would be a great album to trip to honestly. Favourite songs: Everything in it's right place, Treefingers, Idioteque, Motion picture soundtrack

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5

Just so so good. Atmosphere, ups, downs, and everything you want.

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5

It's the Kid

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5

All timer.

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5

Familiar yet strange. Relentlessly atmospheric. Sterile, bulky and complex yet to the point and simple at the same time. Fav songs: Everything in its right place, Optimistic, Idiotheque

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5

Braucht man eigentlich nicht viel dazu zu sagen. Über-Album.

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5

My history with Radiohead has been slightly iffy. Previously, I had only listened to one Radiohead album, OK Computer, which I only bothered with because it popped up on this playlist. I found the student politics and the record collection rock of OK Computer had dated pretty grimly, so I had little expectation that Kid A would be a genuinely excellent album. Yes, it's one of those turns-out-I-was-misguided reviews. I don't wish to spend my time comparing Kid A to OK Computer: I am not that interested in OK Computer. But I will say that lyrically Kid A is less obnoxious than earlier Radiohead efforts, as Thom Yorke spends less time declaring that he is saying something important. Indeed, the vocals oft seem tonal rather than expositionary, there to add aural texture rather than offload pronouncements. Indeed, although this sounds rather tautological, Kid A is very much sound-driven, as in side 2 of Low or Eno's ambient work. Oddly, I found it remarkably hospitable: the drive to explore noise is clearly far more endearing than sloganeering about one's carbon footprint. A revelation.

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5

Kenn ich

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5

I know this album incredibly well already. It's a Radiohead classic that took them from being a good rock band, to being an incredible band.

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5

Just wanders about a bit electronically and lets my mind do the same

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5

One of my all time favourite albums

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5

Absolute masterpiece, deserves to be listened to in the dark with noise-cancelling headphones.

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5

Toot toot it’s the SS Anxiety!

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5

The transitional record after the transitional record. A few self indulgent moments but generally awesome.

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5

Rating: 9/10 Best songs: Everything in its right place, Optimistic, Idioteque, Morning bell

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5

This goddamn album saw me at my smartest. It was all downhill from here.

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5

Radiohead goes electronic and creates a masterpiece

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5

I fucking love Radiohead <3 and their style of music

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5

Adorooooo

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5

Damn I love Radiohead. Haven't listened to Kid A for a while, tried to focus on the musical design and style of the songs to think about the album in a different way than usual. Still really liked it, very experimental, it felt like a piece of abstract art in a way.

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5

I lost all my notes. It's a good album.

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5

No matter what one thinks of Radiohead, this is one avant-guard album. I liked the band’s music before, but this signaled something much different. It remains one of my favorites.

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5

The best Radiohead album? I don't know. My favorite? Probably.

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5

This is one of my favorite albums, a great Earth Day eve listen. KID A is best experienced in a meditative state. On headphones it is glorious. Challenging in both theme and construction, it’s not a good choice for passively listening to while doing errands. What you will find here is an exceptional expression of our 21st century race towards self-destruction. Like the cover art, the music is an icy, cold exploration of existential dread. Even the song “Optimistic” is darkly so, with the refrain “You can try the best you can, The best you can is good enough” and closing with “Dinosaurs roaming the earth.” We can, it is and we are.

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5

This one took several times through. Listened over breakfast on speakers and just couldn't get enough volume --- wondered if speakers were somehow faulty. Tried again while I worked, on different speakers this time, and got more volume --- better but definitely blended into the background. Third time with headphones and I wish two things: (a) that I'd started with headphones, in a dark room on some nice cushions; and (b) that I'd listened without carrying the full weight of my expectations of Radiohead, a band I don't know much about apart from their reputation. Frankly, this is a much more interesting album than I would expect from a band that is so popular. Perhaps I've underestimated the masses. This is challenging music, not a care-free ride. Songs with nonstandard instrumentation and freaky time-signatures. Sometimes cacophonous, other times just nicely shifting ambient tones or a predictable bass groove. I wanted to hear the details, sometimes to crawl around inside the sounds and figure them out and at other times wanting to just float and let them carry me. And this is all without really hearing much of the lyrics. Maybe that's a whole other level of stuff? Anyway, I like this. A lot. And want to spend some more quality time with it.

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5

ett mästerverk?????

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5

Tråkig spaning. Fantastisk skiva. Mindre bangers än ok computer, men den här skivan har så mycket ljud och stämning som bara skär igenom.

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5

Með mínum uppáhaldsplötum. Hlusta á hana mjög reglulega.

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5

Fantastic

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5

Toen dit album uitkwam was ik echt over de pis: Dit was geen Radiohead! Ik wilde eigenlijk gewoon een OK Computer deel 2. Gelukkig zag de band zelf in dat dat ze echt op een dood spoor zou hebben gebracht en gooiden ze het roer volledig om. Gelukkig viel het kwartje bij mij ook vrij snel en nu is het 1 van mijn favoriete Radiohead platen. Echt heel tof!

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5

LP

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I can't express what a weird and wonderful experience this album was for me in 2000 as a 16 year old. Suffice to say I listened to the whole of the Kid Amnesia box set, even the crappy outtakes today and enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Classic

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5

What does one of the most successful Alt.-Rock bands of the 90s do as the followup to one of the most important and successful alt rock - albums of that decade? - They make an experimental electronic album. And it's awesome. But to appreciate it, listeners needed to do one thing: forget everything they knew about Radiohead up to that point - this is Radiohead reborn. As mentioned, this album is highly experimental, but remains accessible throughout at the same time (something that can't be said about the band's later album The King of Limbs). Every track is different, there is so much to discover here. I don't like every track equally well, but this album as a whole is almost iconic, it warrants 5/5.

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5

Loved it when it came out, but barely listened because it felt so miserable. Still love it, and it's still miserable, but then so am I, so it's fine.

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5

How to disappear completely might just be the best song ever, and more than half of the others are in contention for a place in my top 100. I loved this album after the first couple of times I heard it, and have loved it ever since. Maybe my favourite Radiohead album, although there is plenty of competition! Could be 10 out of 5 in my book!

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5

Kid A is one of the most important album of the last 30 years. It was however, not made in a vacuum. Radiohead had long been influenced by electronic artists such as Aphex Twin, and sought to explore what music could be if one looked outside of conventional instrumentation and song structure. The result was this watershed album which managed to show Radiohead at their most electronic and experimental, while remaining deeply human.

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9/10, Seminal Radiohead album, and the best, what cemented them as the greatest modern band within recent memory

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2000. Key Songs: Everything In Its Right Place, How To Disappear Completely, In Limbo, Motion Picture Soundtrack

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Mais um ótimo disco do Radiohead. produção impecável. Sem tantos hits, mas demonstra bem o caminho musical deles

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4

9.3/10

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actual pog

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4

Amazing how far they travelled in 4 albums.

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4

What a beautiful piece of post-modern rock my guy. Really loved it, good for studying haha

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4

No thoughts, head empty, only "How to Disappear Completely" (This oscillates between being my second and third favorite Radiohead album. Currently I'd put it in third behind OKC and IR)

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4

Not their best album but a good one

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4

Very experimental, chill, kinda strange vibes. Would put on as background music.

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4

Fantastic album. Something you'll definitely have to listen to a few times to soak it in. Lots of different sounds to discover, very electronic compared to the bends but definitely showcases their development musically. Memorable album without memorable tracks. Songs are better together than by themselves.

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4

Some fun songs for easy listening. The audio quality is pretty low, which brings down the enjoyment level, and the sound feels a bit derivative, but I enjoyed it a fair amount!

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Beautiful. 4.5

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Amazing

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So my next album is Kid A by Radiohead. It has been a long time since I've listened to this. I was reading about this and how many Radiohead fans of the day were so gobsmacked by OK Computer - that it wasn't what we had wanted. Then I was reading about Rockism, and how people believe guitar based rock and roll is the highest form of musical art. I remember how they released this on the Internet and I had many friends who purchased it online. I did my best at the time to appreciate it. It was not accessible at all, and I wanted it to be a certain way. And with age and wisdom I see that was not an especially fair thing to do to a band. And evidenced by how much I enjoyed 'Moon Shaped Pool' their most recent album - I should have been more open minded. They have proven themselves to a be a band that confounds expectations and still produce some great work. I'm already thinking about this album is not easy to jump into, and I'm only 2 songs in. I think it's something I will have to live with for a while to get what it's putting across. On a cold and snowy morning, listening to Kid A on the way into work is an interesting experience. It made my highway driving on I-95 feel more cinematic. I'm enjoying this album the deeper I get into the tracks. I listened to Moon Shaped Pool quite a lot in the last few years. And I listened to OK Computer endlessly. I can see this album being a bridge between those two worlds and it's sounding good to me. It feels like a Radiohead morning. I'm not sure what that means exactly. Maybe it's the gray weather, or maybe the snow, or perhaps the cube farm I'm sitting in. It might be the fluorescent lighting. It's helping to make sense of my world.

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Not the best radiohead album, but still pretty good

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Kid A, nothing to say.

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In the top 5 best Radiohead albums

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Excellent ethereal sounding rock album. Highlights: Everything In Its Right Place Kid A Optimistic

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Vibey. Pre-911 swoopy synths that have been done to death but back then they hadn't yet, and still manages to be a little fresh 20 years l8r

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Yeah, it's good. I bet if I listened more closely I'd glean more of a 'story' than listening idly in the background

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I forgot to take notes while listening...

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Pretty cool, I should really give Radiohead another try now I've grown up so much 8/10

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Like not love

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Odd collection of experimental electronic jazz. Not as pop rock focused as previous albums of theirs. Good background music to study to

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Really good. Echo

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Classic. 3rd favorite Radiohead album. 9/10 1. Everything in its Right Place 2. The National Anthem 3. Kid A

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Well, its not my favourite Radiohead. Luke complained that it was super boring, I disagree but it doesn't do it for me like other Radiohead ones. I kind of get it, but I find it peaceful and interesting.

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Seems written specifically for music critics. Hard to say if it was genuinely written or if the intent was to win the approval of a bunch of music hipsters. Either way it’s pretty good.

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I liked this one quite a bit, especially the opening few tracks. I didn't enjoy the vocals as much, but some of the instrumentals were fantastic.

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My experience so far with Radiohead includes "Creep", and the entire album of "The Bends". I love both; have been meaning to get around to more of their stuff. Here we are! I did not care for the first track very much. Thom York's vocals, especially in later Radiohead, are very grating on my ears. I wasn't sure if I was going to dig this album much based on the first song. But the rest of the album is great! I listened in the car, so I honestly couldn't tell you much about each track individually, but the construct as a whole is excellent. Really good "jam" material. Certainly not much to tap your toes to, or sing along with. I cannot even begin to imagine what a Radiohead concert is like. But I could see myself revisiting this often. I think it would be good "working" music. It also reminded me a bit of I am Robot and Proud, which is a favorite artist of mine. I wonder if he was inspired by Kid A.

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radiohead is the answer to "what high quality music should I listen during my suicide attempt?!"

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Abgefahren, trotzdem auch gut im Hintergrund.

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WoW, de la belle musique venue de l’espace!! Écouteur averti seulement, pas trop accessible. L’ambiance créée par cet album donne des frissons, la voix est parfaite. Mais c’est sur que ça prend un peu de mélancolie dans ta journée pour apprécier. Je lévite everything in its right place, national anthem, optimistic, idioteque Je l’évite les Cuivre dans la deuxième partie de national anthem, ça te scrap une toune

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Mal im Einzelnen betrachtet: "Everything In Its Right Place" ist ein starker Einstieg, nimmt das ganze Album gewissermaßen vorweg und funktioniert zusammen mit "Untitled" hervorragend als Klammer, merke ich gerade. Die verschrobenen Soundscapes im Song "Kid A" klingen leider etwas dated, vermutlich weil dann alle anderen, bis hin zu den Bauernsöhnen aus Weilheim, sie einfach abgekupfert haben. Es gab keine Singles, but I can hear one: mit "The National Anthem" erfüllen sie diesen Anspruch natürlich aus dem Handgelenk, und das auch noch mit Freejazz-Arrangements (den haben aber nicht sie erfunden. Ok, die Arrangements auf "How To Disappear" sind schon super, die evozierte Sehnsucht auch. Bin mir aber nicht sicher ob auch superer als z.B. Sachen, die Björk schon paar Jahre früher gemacht hat. Also den Erfinderbonus bekommen sie dafür von mir jedenfalls nicht. Der Song der mir beim ersten Hören als erster wirklich aufgefallen ist, ist Treefinger. Verschachtelte Flächen aus Xylophonen und Glocken, Late Night-/wohlige Einsamkeit-Feelings. Läuft mir auch beim 5. Durchgang noch sehr gut rein, ist nur zu kurz. Optimistic wäre dann die zweite Single gewesen, sie hätte die Dampfradiowelt zu einer besseren gemacht. Ist "In Limbo" eigentlich das somnambule Aufwachen in einem Alptraum nach Tiefschlafverschwinden in How To Disappear? Naja. Idioteque klingt nach zu viel Aphex Twin gewollt. Mit "Morning Bell" hätten wir dann die dritte Single, kommt mir in diesem Werk fast am konventionellsten vor, bildet mir von Reihenfolge und Inhalt ein mit Disappear und Limbo ein schönes Tryptichon aus Verschwinden / Verlieren / Wiederfinden. Erstmal Frühstück, wenn auch verkatert. Bei "Motion Picture Soundtrack" (Harfen!) wiederhole ich gern meinen Björk-Vergleich von vorhin. Interessant verregnet - neu erfunden aber nicht. Muss ja auch gar nicht. Gesamteindruck: wirkt erstaunlich kompakt und aus einem Guss. Funktioniert auch ohne Singles. Schön, dass ich endlich mal drauf gestoßen wurde. Vielleicht/wahrscheinlich ein Grower.

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Enjoyed listening to but not bangers. Listen start from finish Listen to more radiohead

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Ambient, trippy, experimental. Really interesting.

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3.5

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Production: 17/20 Songwriting: 15/20 Innovation: 18/20 Bangers: 10/20 Emotional response: 15/20 =75 Cracking

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Noisy, no better than OK Computer tho

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Brilliant

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This album is constantly talked about as one of the greatest by Radiohead. Somewhat true. This album is great start to finish. I recommend it but you need to be exactly the right type for this. Some songs were a miss the first couple of times.

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ooo kid a mdr boeuf

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Good stuff. I'm sure I'll say that again in ten years when I listen to radio head again.

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Gorgeous. I was sleepy and this was a blissful listen.

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Trippy opening track, lofi vibes from the instrumentation. Relaxing to have in the background. The overall feeling is somewhat of a soundtrack to waking up after a night of partying. The second song reminds me of sitting at home playing minecraft back in 2011. I’d imagine this album would be great to trip to because of the eerie vocal delivery and the shoe gaze, ethereal and slightly dissonant and jazzy sound that the instrumentation provides. The vocals and instruments come together nicely and paint a vivid but moody picture.

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Broke out my double 10" vinyl copy of this excellent album. Everything in its Right Place starts things off perfectly and you just know this is going to be a challenging and ultimately rewarding listen. Every song creates a mood uniquely its own but the whole album holds together somehow. For me this is Radiohead'sthird best album and that's saying a lot. Not quite 5 stars....4 1/2, but for this project; 4 stars ✨

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Headphones

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Unobtrusive, quiet, and interesting.

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Weirdly likeable. Nice to have on in the background, with a few stand out moments too.

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Very much a departure from their previous work. Need to listen again

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Surprised I enjoyed this as much as I did. Mostly slow and introspective with quite a zen vibe. If you can tune in it's a ride worth taking.

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I've grown into Radiohead. I used to think they were boring and whiney ad i didnt like it. I still think they are a bit whiney, but i appreciate that now.

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This is well-rounded, aesthetically pleasing, and damn enjoyable album. Radiohead know how to put out a good album and have consistently done so through most of their doscography. Favourite songs were Idioteque and National Anthem

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4.5/5 - almost great, some tracks a little cold

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Eksperimenterende rock, elektronisk, ambient, svingende

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I really didn't want to like this as much as I do because I always thought of myself as someone who wasn't a Radiohead fan. But yea, it's pretty great.

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I waffle back and forth, sometimes feeling like I 'get' it and other times just feeling like it is another jam band cacophony. Obviously this wasn't intended to be easy listening, but I feel like this album wants me to put in a fair amount of work before I get the payoff.

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Amazing album that redefined the band. Idioteque is my favourite track but all of them are simply great. Not my favourite Radiohead album but top 3 for sure.

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More instrumental than expected, not very familiar with Radiohead before. Reminded of Animal Collective, though softer.

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Easier to get in to than in rainbows

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Nunca he visto lo revolucionario en este disco, supongo que porque no viví el momento. No es de mis favoritos de Radiohead, aunque tiene temazos. Trascendencia: 10, supongo. Género: 8. En lo experimental creo que los hay mejores Personal: 6. No es el disco de mi vida

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So sad

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I vaguely remember listening to this. I will return to it at a later date to update my rating.

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Great album. Worth a listen, Fav songs: Everything is in the right place Treefingers Motion picture soundtrack

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Works for me. Radiohead manages to convey their particular and unique sound, also seem to be evolving toward something.

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Experimental Radiohead. Not their best, but still amazing. Great example of their range and genius.

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Extrem sphärisch, athmosphärisch, am Anfang mega, dann ok, mitte/Ende wieder mega. Phasettenreich, viele Instrumente!

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7/10. Had its moments but not especially memorable.

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Really good atmosphere with a variety of sounds. The pro of being like 12 days behind is that I got to listen to this on a grim snowy day. 8/10

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Not something I'd listen to that often but when it fits the mood it's really great.

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Great album

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Cool album. A bit lower energy than I expected, but then again I've never listened to a full Radiohead album.

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I enjoy this album but still not my most favorite Radiohead album.

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Very nice, atmospheric.

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It took me a long time to really get around to giving Radiohead a good go. I started to delve into them just over a year ago. I've listened to all their albums, and although I have no clear favourites this is up there. I know this album will continue to grow over time, but at the moment it is a solid 4.

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Frábær plata sem ég þekki inn og út.

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Like it a lot, it looks like an introduction to In Rainbows.

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One of the best! Some tracks you can live without but the bangers on here are just that!

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Rock like jazz

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Per més anys que passin, sempre caldrà reconèixer la valentia de la banda de signar la continuació d''OK Computer' amb un disc com 'Kid A'. Experimentació i avantguarda portades des de la creativitat, no des de l'assaig-error com tantes vegades s'ha donat el cas (i amb molts exemples en aquesta mateixa llista). No és l'obra mestra que va ser 'OK Computer', però va cimentar la carrera de la banda com una de les grans formacions modernes a tenir sempre molt en compte

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Superb

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It's Radiohead as it is to be expected

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The album surprised me, this album is not the classical Radiohead, it's good but not great

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Kid B really but Kid A for effort!

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Kid A is the fourth album from Radiohead released in 2000. The band diverged from their normal alternative rock music to experiment with electronica music using synthesizers, and brass and string instruments. This change paid off as this album became immediately popular and was still one of the best albums at the end of the decade. This album charted number 1 in the UK and US, sold over 207,000 copies in its first week, won a Grammy for Best Alternative Album, and has been certified platinum. Also, this was one of the first albums to be mostly promoted on the internet and was available to stream at release. This album was widely anticipated but loathed by critics. Critics were expecting another standard rock album and were surprised to find a slow, serene, and even other-worldly sounding album. The band's brave decision to stray from the norm and try something new was thought of as career suicide, but the fans - and the direction pop music would take in the following years - supported and even embraced this change in musical style. This album cemented Radiohead as a "main stage act" in the business for years to come because it showed they could create something great, even when trying something new. It seems like this album's style would fit in perfectly well with the music of today. IMO I loved the album and it may be my favorite Radiohead album now. Combining rock and electronic music is something special, and I'm on the search for more music like this album.

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4/5. In Rainbows > OK > The Bends are all better, but this still bangs cause it’s Radiohead 🤷‍♂️

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I wonder if being a fan of Radiohead albums is sort of like choosing between Elvis and the Beatles: There's a famous saying that you can like both artists, but you can't love them equally. Well, I feel similarly about Kid A and Ok Computer. I recognize the greatness of both albums but I'm definitely more of an Ok Computer girl, myself. That said, Kid A deserves to be on this list, I thought it was very much worth a listen, and about three tracks on here are absolute bangers I will come back to over and over again. The biggest stars for me here were Everything In Its Right Place (a killer opener track, off-putting and experimental but darkly compelling), Optimistic (catchy melody, bright chords mixed with a dark key), and Idioteque (great lyrics while somehow being unironically danceable). Radiohead's reputation as a seminal band is well-earned. Kid A's not exactly my vibe but earns 4 stars on my list just the same.

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Unlike the Radiohead album that I was introduced to not so long ago, this one immediately sucked me in. I was captivated by the sound. I listened to the entire album over and over and was mesmerized by its rhythms. There were a couple of moments sprinkled in where I got a bit detached and maybe bored, but overall, I very much enjoyed the listen.

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Being unfamiliar with most of Radiohead’s work, this is the second full album of theirs I’ve listened to after OK Computer. It’s quite different from that one isn’t it? I actually found this one more intriguing and engaging with its series of different soundscapes. Even when it gets challenging (“National Anthem,” for example) it’s somehow interesting to me.

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Previously not knew of my favourite Radiohead albums but on revisiting I have come to love the ambient interludes. The whole thing works perfectly as a tonal piece. Lovely

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Very good

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Erg fijn album!

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Frequently beautiful, but just too bleak and anaemic for me.

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It's cloudy when I listened to this one, and I'm really feeling Treefingers.

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Good but fatiguing at times

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Certainly not my favorite album from them, but not bad

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It was aight

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Not my bag baby...

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Not my favourite of theirs but still good.

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Kind of boring

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Synth heavy, some good beats, ethereal. Good shower music. Not my style for go-to. Might have to listen to whole Radiohead discography to really get a vibe.

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Keskinkertainen taidepläjäys eräältä suosikkibändeistäni. Kohokohdat (Idioteque, How to Disappear Completely, Motion Picture Soundtrack) ovat ihan kelvollista Radiohead-tasoa mutta huonoimmat kappaleet ovat vaan liian erikoisia. Nuoruusvuosien nostalgiatrippailu nostaa 2,5:en kolmoseen.

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Idioteque caught my attention. Sampled somewhere??

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Never listened to this album before. Much more ambient and electronic influence than I expected. This one feels like it needs multiple listens. Favorite tracks on first listen are Everything, Optimistic, and Idioteque.

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I need to listen again in full. not particularly memorable so far ... relaxing, smooth, talented and serene

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Not my fave

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Chilled

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It's not my type. Cause I'm not suicidal...

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Very electronic. Interesting stereo effects, particularly good for headphone listening. Some tasteful and experimental use of dissonance. Not my typical music, but nice enough for a change of pace.

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Rock progresivo bastante monótono

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Álbum feito para um nicho muito específico da sociedade. Astronautas em um módulo espacial, sem combustível e sem esperanças de retorno ao lar.

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A mix - some tracks early that I didn't enjoy and them some etheral instrumental ones that were good.

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I can’t decide if this is better than the other album of Radiohead that I listened to. To me it’s all wallpaper music.

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I don’t usually enjoy Radiohead but this wasn’t too bad. ***

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Not.my fav radiohead album but decent

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veoma atmosfericno

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Mix incroyable, clairement de la bonne musique mais manque un peu de folie/de moments forts. A un côté un peu elitiste relou, d'album que "tu peux pas comprendre". 2 saves sur 11.

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this is one of the reasons why everyone thinks radiohead fans are up their own ass..... but for a majority electronic album the drums/drum beats are actually killer! optimistic

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Jag gillar skivan i teorin, men jag mins inget av den efter att ha lyssnat igenom den två gånger.

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I've definitely heard songs from this before. I didn't hate it, but it did not leave a super strong impression.

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I wish I enjoyed this album more. It just isn’t an album I turn to for any reason. At its worse it sounds like a band using my technology to complain about technology. It’s sonically interesting and atmospheric but musically it leaves me a little cold.

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Do you like radiohead? Then you will probably like this album. It's fine but I "don't get" the radiohead hype myself. Highlights are optimistic and idioteque

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Dope sounds. Space. Mysterious.

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Sounded better with headphones on, couple of good songs (for me). Probably need to listen to it again to start to appreciate it. It didn't grab me on first listen.

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So many people say it's so great. I wish I could agree. It's just so weird and eclectic, with every track being disjointed from anything else going on. Yes, there was some nice stuff in there, but I didn't like it as a whole.

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Not their best work

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Goid

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Conocia Radiohead por alguna canción mas rockera, el royo este alternativo meh.

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Niet mijn muziek, iets te expirimenteel en zeurderig en kan er niet echt van genieten. Wel zie ik de kunst ervan in en begrijp ik het enthousiasme erover.

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National anthem Tree fingers Ideoteque Rest meh

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A fine album. I'm not so sure that it's as groundbreaking as the critics seem to think, but it does have some great songs.

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ambient

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Eh. I just don’t get it.

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Some interesting tracks. I do remember a couple or them from when I was younger but overall, I wouldn't listen to this again 5/10

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Dikke Anathema vibe uit dezelfde periode: A Fine Day To Exit en A Natural Disaster. Nog net iets experimenteler en meer elektronica. Sommige nrs net iets te bevreemdend.

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-"The National Anthem" has cool bass stuff going on, and I like the saxophonery -Cool harps in "Motion Picture Soundtrack" -Some cool drum fills and a decent amount of lyrics in "Optimistic" -I know this album is pretty big and famous, but it just didn't really pull me in. The only track that really Drew in my interest was "The National Anthem"

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The best from this album IMO: - Everything In Its Right Place - How to Disappear Completely - In Limbo - Idiotheque 3.4/5

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6/10

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An album I have listened to several times before. Radiohead had a very distinctive sound, but one I only enjoy on a few songs. Listening to the entire album it starts to sound like background noise.

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Not listened to it properly in ages. When it first came out I dismissed it early on as it was such a change from the first 3 albums. It kind of put me off every album after as well. Only really dipping in to the odd song on them after loving the first 3 albums. It's OK computer with light edm. Probably a 3/5 "everything in its right place" is brilliant though. Other stand out tracks -the national anthem -idioteque

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Good start, get a bit boring later

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Good stuff! but for me I have to be in a particular mood for it. It's not all the time. It's like I really appreciate it's artistry and what not but I could also live without it.

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I don't know. It was alright. I didn't hate it but I also don't think I would listen to it again.

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Normally enjoy Radiohead, just not so much for this album.

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Begin van het album hint wat naar elektronische muziek, dus de sfeer is gezet. De muziek begint zweverig maar wel interessant. Herinnert me een beetje aan Air maar schiet echter niet heel erg op, oftwel mij iets te relaxt. Later wordt het wat meer rock-muziek en ook iets sneller. Best wel fijne overgang. Toch had ik het niet erg gevonden als het wat experimenteler was gebleven. ***

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Strong jazz influences. Not something to listen to repeatedly, but interesting.

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I miss guitars. And tunes. Some actual song son here, but needlessly obtuse. If I listened to this 20 times, I'm sure I would find things to like, but I just wish it rocked a bit more.

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Sin mas

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Sort of ambient, free jazz, electronic, rock, with creepy singing and "you just don't get it" pretensions. I missed the boat on Radiohead as a pre-teen and now it appears I'm too old.

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Plus aimé que OK Computer. Ça a plus un vibe psychédélique que full on alternatif. Toujours pas en amour avec le band mais je me verrais presque réécouter cet album.

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Not as exciting as when I first downloaded this from Napster (yep, Napster), but still an interesting album considering how big of a departure it was from their previous work. I still really enjoy the experimental nature of it, but it’s effect has mellowed on me in the last two decades. I would revisit this in the future though.

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This would be a good album to listen to at home, with the special speaker and special plants and special lights... ****

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Low key, not what I expected. Kind of went in the background easily.

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I have no idea how to review this album. It's unlike most of the Radiohead stuff I heard and the instrumentals are wonderful.

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pyramid song

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Helt ok

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Don’t get the hype

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Listened Before? Y This is the inferior little brother to OK Computer. It's okay. I kind of agree with the reviewers that found it a bit pretentious. However... it IS a good record. Radiohead is allowed to be pretentious after the massive success they had with OKC anyway. It's a nice art piece, but I'm a lyrics guy and this album went with the nonsensical approach. I would never listen to this when I could just listen to the one before it. Added to Library? N Songs added to Playlist: Everything in it's Right Place

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+1s for The National Anthem and Morning Bell. 3.5/.75

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All my opinions are based off my first listen. The first track, Everything in its right place was not my favorite. It was a good intro, it sets the tone, but I don’t feel like there’s much replay value out of it. The second track, Kid A, was a little too experimental for my taste. The second half of the song was a little more enjoyable, but overall not a big fan of this track. The third track, The National Anthem was the opposite in the sense that I liked the first half much better than the second half. I enjoyed the vocals and music of the first half, but the second half was not my cup of tea. It felt almost scary or nerve racking to listen to. However, this is my favorite track so far. The fourth track, How to Disappear Completely became my favorite track so far. I enjoyed the mix behind the vocals, but I enjoyed the vocals even more. The song conveyed a lot of emotion, and was overall powerful. The fifth track Treefingers was completely instrumental. It was a very calming track, definitely a good interlude. Once again, not a ton of replay value. The sixth track, Optimistic, was true to its name. The songs lyrics were uplifting, talking about how giving it your all is always enough, even if you fail. The song is nice to listen to, and one of the better tracks so far. The seventh track, In Limbo was best described as average. At this point in the project, I’m getting very used to the sound, making this track almost blur into the album. Not to say that it was a bad song, it was still an enjoyable listen. There just isn’t much that makes this track jump out at the listener, in my opinion of course. The eighth track, idioteque was a nice change in the sound. It stood out from the songs previous, jumping out with a strong drum pattern. Overall, this song was one of the simpler, yet better listens. The vocals were nice, and the background drum patter fails to be repetitive, dispute their repetitive nature. The ninth track, Morning Bell was another change of pace. The vocal performance was the best so far, and the music was also nice. The lyrics had no meaning to me whatsoever, and has definitely been a trend through the lp so far. The tenth track, Motion Picture Soundtrack was my favorite song so far. Excellent production, vocals, and the lyrics held the most weight and meaning on the lp so far. Overall, it was an amazing listen, and and the strongest on the album. The eleventh and final track, Untitled, was simply a closing track. The music was powerful, and wrapped up the album nicely. My raw reaction to the album is that it was overall not my thing. I enjoyed listening, but it was not something I would choose to play on my own. The tail end of the lp was definitely superior, with it having my 2 favorite tracks, Motion Picture Soundtrack and Morning Bell. Unfortunately Radiohead reminds me a lot of a girl, one that I would rather not think of. That is definitely holding my rating back a little bit, but I will try to rate it as fairly as possible. The lyrics were very interesting to me. If they had any meaning whatsoever, I wasn’t smart enough to pick it up. The music and production were one of the best parts of the project, with the second half of the project being much stronger. The vocal performance was also very strong, and I wish they weren’t so drowned out by the rest of the incorporated sounds. Overall I would rate the album a 6/10, enough to make it my favorite album so far. Which out of 2, would also make it my second least favorite.

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Ok, gets whiney.

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Fav songs: National Anthem, Idioteque, Optimistic

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inte deras bästa album

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Not half as good as OK Computer.

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Voor mij was dit album destijds reden om Radiohead even achter me te laten. Kon die wending niet handelen. Nu vind ik het beter te pruimen dan toen, maar blijf er moeite mee houden.

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Not my favorite Radiohead album and I'm not so sure as to why it's a 'Must Listen', but a good attempt on a new direction in sound for the band. 3/5.

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3/5 not quite there

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bored to tears. kinda liked idioteque.

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Total snooze fest until it’s not and then it just sucks

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Not good by any means.

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Experimental Radiohead sound, not much more.

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Not super into radio head

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Anxiety inducing by the end

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5

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Nie wiem jak mam dziekowac, ze nie zostalem wychowany na radioheadach, a przed tym przedsluchem znalem tylko dwa traki, to jest creepa, bo chino xl mial wlasna wariacje na ten temat, a drugim kawalkiem ktorego znam glownie za sprawa ciekawego video, to no suprises, co laczy oba te utwory, nie pochodza one z tej plyty, czyli kid A, bo nie jest to wedlug spotifaja lub lastfma najpopularniejsze wydanie radioheada, o czym swiadczy brak topowo sluchalnych szlagierow z plyty, czy 5 pozycja wsrod lastfmowego sluchacz counta, jako osoba podchodzaca calkowicie bez osluchania radioheadowego odbilem sie od tego wydania, glownie przez jego eksperymentalnosc, przekonany bylem ze uslysze cos okolo rokowego, natomiast eksperymentalnosc tego albumu przeistacza go w cos o brzmieniu mocno elektronicznym, w takim stopni, ze ciezko doszukac sie brzmien instrumentow w niektorych momentach, bo praktycznie wszystko jest przepuszczone przez synthy, masa loopow czy dilejow tworzacych wrecz sampelki do tworzenia beatow i z takich kawalkow wycinanki tworzona jest wiekszosc kompozycji, rownie ostrej obrobce zostaly poddane wokale, ktore mocno zeskrubowane sa fitowane do danej sceny, wiec calkowicie inne brzmienie niz to ktore mialem w glowie slyszac radiohead i widzac masy zoomerskich wyznawcow tej bandy, bo z niewiadomych mi przyczyn jest to kultowa grupa u pokolenia 2k, ktore ma problemy ze wszystkim, bo z wycinanki lirycznej takie wiadomosci mozna glownie odczytac, jak na traku how to disappear completely, na ktorym smyczki czerpia z tworczosci polaka rodaka pendereckiego, spora czesc albumu zajmuja traki ambientowe, gdzie liryki nie ma w ogole lub pojawiaja sie pojedyczne zwroty, dobrym przykladem tego prawie ambienta jest motion picture soundtrack, ktory laczy w sobie organowe granie, harfowanie i syntezatorowe szumowanie, na plejke dodam raczej bardziej tradycyjne kawalki plyty czyli how to disappear completely i optimistic, chociaz jestem w stanie zrozumiec czemu akurat taka a nie inna plyta zostala umieszczona na tej liscie, to mam dziwne przeczucie, ze nie jest to moje ostatnie spotkanie z radioglowo na tym generatorowaniu

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I think I would like it more on repeated listens but not really grabbing me.

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Eh

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Radioheadilta on tullut kuunneltua lähinnä OK Computer -levyä: Paranoid Androidia ja Karma Policea jne. Joskus koitin kuunnella myös jotain Thom Yorken soololevyä, mutta ei napannut. Tosin ei napannut nyt tämäkään levy. Masentavaa musiikkia ja maalailevaa äänimaisemaa.

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Tämä levy ei nyt ollu mun juttu, ainakaan tässä mielentilassa. Ei oikein toiminut taustanakaan, kun tuntui että häiritsi töihin keskittymistä. :D

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Tämän kait pitäis olla merkittävä albumi ihan tunnustetulta orkesterilta. En oikein päässyt tähän(kään) sisälle vaikka kuuntelin pariin otteeseen.

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Out of every Radiohead album, this is my least favorite. When compared to Ok Computer, The Bends, or Pablo Honey, I just can't rate this well.

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En muista kuulleeni ikinä tätä levyä, enkä ole paljoa menettänyt. Levy vaikuttaa olleen suositumpi ja odotetumpi julkaisu kuin mitä levy oli hyvä. Hankala arvostella bändin levyä, millä tietää olevan parempaakin tuotantoa kuin käsillä oleva levy. Itseasiassa eksyinkin puolivälissä tätä levyä kuuntelemaan Radioheadin muuta tuotantoa ja vasta sitten palasin jatkamaan levyn loppuun. Ainoastaan kaksi laikkaa tältä makuupaikalta sai Kid A alas, muut laukauksista sujahti penkkaan.

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It was just okay on the one listen I've given it. Will provably go back and give it so more tries because it was interesting, just not what I was expecting as the follow-up to Paranoid Android.

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Can do better. Kid B-

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Radiohead sempre foi uma banda peculiar na minha vida, enquanto têm músicas que gosto um álbum na sua íntegra nunca me cativou. Este álbum por exemplo, pareceu me chato e até pretensioso, guardo a primeira canção mas as restantes são me indiferentes. Não compreendo Radiohead, é uma banda que parece carecer de tudo menos monotonia e melodias lentas, tirando algumas exceções, pode ser que com o tempo mude de ideias, mas este álbum apenas nutriu as minhas convicções que já existiam. Nota:3/10

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No thanks.

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I will never understand the excitement around Radiohead. Period. Just mediocre.

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Some very good tracks, mostly just dull vibes.

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more experimental than I normally like

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Techno shit. Is niet echt mijn smaak. Geen reden om nog eens te luisteren. Tegenvaller.

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Just ok about 4 songs in so far. 2 stars

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Fuck no. Ihme, että jaksoin loppuun asti. Vaatinee eksaktin fiiliksen, jotta tätä voi pitää hyvänä levynä.

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Vähän jopa ärsyttävä levy. Ei sovi krapulaan.

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This is about the moment I think Radiohead became a bit too indie for me. I know lots of people love it but I struggle with this. I like the cinematic aspects of the songs but struggle to connect with it. 2/5

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Not too impressed. Don't think I've ever heard this entire album before, but on this listening the only song I liked was "Optimistic". The rest kind of blend together. Might be good as background music though.

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NAH

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OK Computer man myself. Rest of Radiohead is just pretentious wank.

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this album was not in my musical wheelhouse

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Not my favorite, just kind of meh in my opinion.

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more like radio headache

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Boring

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ok

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I can appreciate the different layers of music but not as enjoyable.

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It was interesting but really wasn't for me. This seems like it wasn't meant to be listened to sober.

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Bit too messy and muddled for my liking and even when it wasn't muddy, it was boring

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3.5/10

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I think I saw Radiohead twice as a support band before they were famous, (once supporting the Frank and Walters, I can't remember the other time) something that only became interesting once they did become famous. It wasn't something that happened seeing them play. Loved The Bends Loved OK Computer Seeing them headline one of the nights at Glastonbury in 1997 was one of the greatest shows I've ever seen. Hated Kid A (mostly) Never been able to quite put my finger on why. Some good songs (esp 'The National Anthem') but patchy, Starts well, but well before the end I'm bored by it. Sometimes I think it's because I bought it on the 10" double vinyl and it's just annoying to have to turn it over ever three songs. I keep going back it but even on streaming it just doesn't improve, which is sad because it's largely when I stopped listening to Radiohead. Saw them again at Glastonbury around 'Hail to The Thief' and songs from that album were so much better live than on the album. Seriously good live band.

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I'm not high enough for this.

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excellent sound. Really enjoyed it.

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The album which convinced me I am not a Radiohead fan.

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Honnêtement, j'ai trouvé le groupe surprenant et varié. Surprenant dans le sens que je m'attendais pas à ce que ce soit autant de la marde, mais varié dans leur façon de me faire détester leur album. Un moment donné je pensais que c'était les vocals identiques et interminables d'une chanson à l'autes, alors que plus tard c'était soudainement l'instrumental poche qui me fendait l'âme en deux après une grosse journée au bureau.

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ANXIOGÈNE!!! Le genre d'ambiance qui me fait mal feeler instentanement! Un espèce de kaos organisé que je n'aime pas... Inutile de vous dire que je n'ai pas terminé l'exercice.

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tres décu composition nulle pourtant il sont appréciés par plusieurs mais pas par moi

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Seguramente es que no estoy capacitado para entender esta música. Incluso la canción que se titula optimismo, me da ganas de encerrarme en casa tras la ventana para ver cómo llueve y pensar en el asco que me da todo el mundo.

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Ouf, j’aimerais ça aimer Radio Head et faire mon frais. Mais non. On dirait un album rempli de 14e tounes d’un CD, tsé la toune qu’on écoute pas parce que c’est un instrumental de 7 minutes ou encore la chanson que le band se fait plaisir en sachant que ce sera pas commercial. Bref. Chouuuuuiiii

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Never again

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It's sort of a pity that I lack the ability to appreciate music of this sort. It's too "new"/"modern" to me.

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Didn’t really like it, mostly random sounds on a beat with minimal lyrics

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I listened to this album years ago and never got it, seemed like pretentious, 'look how deep we are' rubbish. I will try to keep an open mind this time. Everything In Its Right Place - ok song, wouldn't choose to listen to it casually though. (It was in Vanilla Sky which has a sick sound track) Kid A - I liked this until the last minute just became a mess of noise How To Dissapear Completely - nice song. Oblivion - Best song so far but still just unremarkable. Idioteque - This is the one from this album I liked. I'm probably less into it now then I used to be. I essentially just zoned out and stopped paying attention for the rest of the album. I still think it's boring and 'deep-sounding' for the sake of it.

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Nope

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Radiohead is so annoying

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Lots of dissonance that was in no way pleasing. This album is very cohesive. Cohesively bad.

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Couldn't even finish. The last 2 tracks will remain a welcome mystery.

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Weird album after sever good ROCK albums.

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Dont understand this album and I am not interested in trying again.

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Oh boy is this album bad. After the first couple of songs my thought was "This is dog shit." Then the album continued and it improved but only slightly. Thankfully the album was only about 50 minutes. I do not know what was so special about this album. Now it is absolutely better than some of the albums that have received a 1, but even though I would describe it as dog shit, it is still lesser than a 2. No need to listen to this album.

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I will never like Radiohead, you can’t make me! Fuck this boring, self-indulgent drivel. I hate it.

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I have nothing to say that hasn't already been said about this album; this album was massively influential to me in my teens and opened the door for more experimental music, which I followed the trails of left by from the people that made this album from interviews, articles, etc. Coming back to it today I still absolutely love it and I even have a really nice 4 vinyl pressing of it that sounds absolutely stunning that I only pull out once in a while in fear of wearing the grooves out and destroying that delicate and pristine sound. Radiohead are by no means the most experimental or thought provoking band out there, but their more experimental explorations are greatly and widely lauded by people you wouldn't even expect for a good reason. It's one thing to be successfully experimental and it's a whole other thing to be successfully experimental yet still accessible without diminishing the quality of the idea being manifested. My favorite track on here has always been In Limbo, and I wouldn't have a clue to explain why I love it so much. Every track on here a total slap and is the only Radiohead album I feel this way about. Mandatory listening.

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