Radiohead – In Rainbows - Vinyl LP
Released: 31 Dec 2007
In Rainbows was lauded for innovation before a note of music was heard. Luckily, the music matches the hype--it takes the best part of Radiohead's previous works and advances the formula even further. While the opener "15 Step"--all skittering drum patterns and dub-style bass--may hark back to the electronica of Kid A, the sound soon gives way to a more guitar-based sound. Whilst not as musically heavy as previous albums, the tunes are far more focused and passionate--"Bodysnatchers" is based around a hypnotic, distorted bass riff, while the beautiful string-drenched "Nude" is a true Radiohead classic. Lyrically, like Thom Yorkes solo album The Eraser, the lyrics are sketches of suburban paranoia, and the eerie sense of things no! t being quite right. This is especially true on the piano-based closer "Videotape", which poignantly details a man watching his lifes achievements in his final moments. In short, In Rainbows is another masterpiece from the Oxford quintet.
|A5||All I Need||3:49|
|B3||House Of Cards||5:28|
|B4||Jigsaw Falling Into Place||4:09|