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OK Computer [2016 Edition] - Sealed

RADIOHEAD OK Computer (UK/EU limited edition 12-track double album 2-LP, a welcome reissue of their superb 1997 third album featuring the classic hits Paranoid Android, Karma Police, No Surprises, and more. Gatefold picture sleeve with original cover artwork, factory sealed. Recommended)
#Top 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time

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Product Availability In stock. Order now for shipping on Tuesday 16th April
Release Year 2016 - 8 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format 2-LP vinyl record set (Double LP Album)
Record Label XL Recordings
Complete Stock List Go to Radiohead or visit our Radiohead collectors store
Product Catalogue No XLLP781
Music Genre Indie, POP, 00s Artists
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
Tracklisting & More Information

Radiohead's third studio album, and their last offering of the 1990s, was the magnum opus OK Computer. Released in 1997, just two years after The Bends and four years after Pablo Honey, OK Computer solidified Radiohead's reputation as one of the most innovative and provocative bands of the decade.

"Radiohead recorded their third album in the mansion of actress Jane Seymour while she was filming Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. OK is where the band began pulling at its sound like taffy, seeing what happened, not worrying if it was still "rock." What results is a slow, haunting album with unforgettable tracks such as "Karma Police." Said guitarist Jonny Greenwood, "I got very excited at the prospect of doing string parts that didn't sound like 'Eleanor Rigby,' which is what all string parts have sounded like for the past thirty years. . . . We used violins to make frightening white-noise stuff, like the last chord of 'Climbing Up the Walls.'" — Rolling Stone

For OK Computer, Radiohead stripped away many of the obvious elements of guitar rock. Instead, they created music that is complex and textured. Exemplary of their stylistic growth is the multi-segmented "Paranoid Android." Tight, melodic, and muscular, this song pushed Radiohead to their very extremes with its electronic elements, odd time signatures, and intricate syncopations. It's a brilliant contrast to the wonderfully plaintive "Karma Police," which rests in the crucial halfway point of the album and serves to remind the listener that Radiohead can still write a brilliant piano ballad.

OK Computer is frequently compared to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, and with good reason. Its slow drama and conceptual sweep certainly invite the comparison. It's an epic, career-making, timeless classic; certainly, their pièce de résistance. It's bleak, it's dystopian, and it's unmistakably Radiohead.

Side One
1. Airbag 4:44
2. Paranoid Android 6:23
3. Subterranean Homesick Alien 4:27

Side Two
1. Exit Music (For A Film) 4:24
2. Let Down 4:59
3. Karma Police 4:21

Side Three
1. Fitter Happier 1:57
2. Electioneering 3:50
3. Climbing Up The Walls 4:45
4. No Surprises 3:48

Side Four
1. Lucky 4:19
2. The Tourist 5:24

Recording Artist Radiohead
Product Title OK Computer [2016 Edition] - Sealed
Product Information Radiohead OK Computer [2016 Edition] - Sealed UK 2-LP vinyl record set (Double LP Album).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
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