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Radiohead – Hail to The Thief

29 07 2010

Listened: Thursday July 15

I love the art on Hail to The Thief;  it reminds me of a scavenger-hunt-type game that Radiohead did when this album came out. There was a flash version of the album with links to each puzzle on certain rectangles. I specifically remember there was one on the “ANTI” square and the “24HR” square. However, I don’t remember at all why my friends and I were playing – there might have been a prize, or it might have just been for cred. Back in those days, I probably did superfan things just for cred, even  my own cred that no one knew about.

This album still sounds at the very least modern, if not still ahead of its time. Like Amnesiac, these songs remind me of being young (early 20s) and stupid and having nothing more important in my life to worry about than music and going to shows. And maybe also not vomiting.

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27 04 2011
The Good, The Bad & The Queen – The Good, The Bad & The Queen « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] the second I put it on. It just has the “sound of the now” to it. I can hear hints of Radiohead‘s influence in the music side. It’s also achingly British (shocker) and Damon’s […]

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