Radiohead in the late 1980s

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23 Responses to “Radiohead in the late 1980s”

  1. In the early 90s, I saw an ad in a local free paper for buttons and stickers for a new band, so I mailed in for mine. Turns out it was Radiohead promoting the single “I’m A Creep”. Still have that button around here somewhere…

  2. Which one do you think is the Iron Maiden fan?

  3. Kyle Sarrasin says:

    Haha, Yorke looks so cute

  4. Layne says:

    Thom Yorke kind of looks like Macaulay Culkin

  5. niktemadur says:

    Must be a misprint because I see McCaulay Culkin on the left, so where’s Thom Yorke?

  6. noah django says:

    what happened to all the comments?  i left and came back, there’s only one now?  [shakes fist]  Dis-quuuuussssss!

    anyway, have another:

  7. Angling Saxon says:

    The UK and Ireland have a massive universe of amazing music. It’s astounding. The greatest postwar pop music comes from there, with the U.S. running a close second. 

    • You’re right, in so much as the great post-war White British music owes a massive debt to pre-war Black American music, which made the leap into UK/Ire culture because there weren’t the same racial issues as there were (are) in the US. 

  8. Tilda Swinton was in Radiohead in the late 80s?

    The more you know…

  9. Flashman says:

    I’ll be seeing this film, it looks good. I used to love a lot of these bands (Ride and Swervedriver in particular; the latter I didn’t even know were from Oxford) and I moved to Oxford for work a few years ago. By the time I was living in OX4 though the local music scene had dwindled to almost nothing, although I did hear some interesting sounds coming from the odd garage in the neighbourhood.
    I *did* help design a house for Gaz Coombes’ (Supergrass) dad, and I once saw the guy from Ride who’s now in Oasis in WH Smith’s, so there’s that…

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